Continuous semi-batch production experiment with thermorecovery. (A) 4 l semi-batch continuously growing SD338 culture. (B) CO2 limitation pretreatment in a separation funnel. (C) Centrifuge-concentrated biomass: left, a concentrated biomass after pretreatment; middle, a concentrated biomass had been kept at 46 °C for one day; right, a concentrated biomass had been kept at 46 °C for two days.
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