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Microbial xylitol production from corn cobs using Candida magnoliae.
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PMID:  16233697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Microbial production of xylitol from corn cobs using Candida magnoliae was experimentally investigated. Approximately 25 g-xylose/l solution was obtained from 100 g-corn cobs/l solution by hydrolysis using 1.0% sulfuric acid at 121 degrees C for 60 min. To remove inhibitors from the hydrolysates, charcoal pellets were found to be effective in selectively removing the inhibitors from the hydrolysates without affecting xylose concentration. C. magnoliae was successfully cultivated using the treated corn cob hydrolysate, resulting in the production of 18.7 g-xylitol/l from 25 g-xylose/l within 36 h.
Authors:
Kiyoshi Tada; Jun-Ichi Horiuchi; Tohru Kanno; Masayoshi Kobayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bioscience and bioengineering     Volume:  98     ISSN:  1389-1723     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Biosci. Bioeng.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-19     Completed Date:  2005-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888800     Medline TA:  J Biosci Bioeng     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-30     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Bioprocess Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical System Engineering, Kitami Institute of Technology, 165 Koen-cho, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-8507, Japan.
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