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Review Article

Synthesis, Production, and Biotechnological Applications of Exopolysaccharides and Polyhydroxyalkanoates by Archaea

Table 3

PHAs produced by archaeal species grown on waste sources.

MicroorganismCarbon sourceTypeYieldReference

Haloferax mediterraneiECSPHBV24.2 (g L−1)[60]
H. mediterraneiERB/ECSPHBV77.8 (g L−1)[60]
H. mediterraneiEWB/ECSPHBV52.7 (g L−1)[60]
H. mediterraneiNWB/ECSPHBV28.0 (g L−1)[60]
H. mediterraneiHydrolyzed wheyPHBV5.5 (g L−1)[63]
H. mediterraneiHydrolyzed wheyPHBV12.2 (g L−1)[64]
H. mediterraneiHydrolyzed wheyPHBVB14.7 (g L−1)[64]
Haloarcula sp. IRU1Petrochemical waste waterPHB46 (% w/w of CDW)[85]
Haloarcula japonica (strain T5)MolassesPHB1.0 (% w/w of CDW)[12]
Haloterrigena hispanicaCarrot wastePHB0.13 (% w/w of CDW)[61]

CDW: cell dry weight; PHB: poly(3-hydroxybutyrate); PHBV: poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate); PHBVB: poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate); ECS: extruded cornstarch; ERB: extruded rice bran; EWB: extruded wheat bran; NWB: native wheat bran.