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Novel high butanol production from lactic acid and pentose by Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum.
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PMID:  22809833     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We previously reported a butanol production process with pH-stat continuous feeding of dl-lactic acid and glucose as the co-substrate (Oshiro et al., Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 87, 1177-1185 (2010)). To accomplish butanol production from completely inedible substrates, in this study, we investigated acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation of Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4 with lactic acid by using pentose as the co-substrate. Examination for optimum co-substrate indicated that arabinose was superior to glucose and xylose for ABE fermentation. Actually batch culture with lactic acid and arabinose without pH control exhibited higher butanol production (7.11 g/l) and lactic acid consumption (2.02 g) than those (6.62 g/l and 1.45 g, respectively) with glucose. Fed-batch culture without pH control increased these values to 12.08 g/l and 15.60 g/l butanol production, and to 3.83 g and 5.91 g lactic acid consumption by feeding the substrate once and twice, respectively. Finally, the result of gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy analysis using [1,2,3-(13)C(3)]-lactic acid indicated that lactic acid was converted to butanol with the efficiency of 51.9%. Thus, we established a novel high butanol production from lactic acid using arabinose as the co-substrate in simple fed-batch culture.
Tsuyoshi Yoshida; Yukihiro Tashiro; Kenji Sonomoto
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bioscience and bioengineering     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1347-4421     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
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Created Date:  2012-7-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100888800     Medline TA:  J Biosci Bioeng     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 The Society for Biotechnology, Japan. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Division of Applied Molecular Microbiology and Biomass Chemistry, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan.
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