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Production of L: -lactic acid by Rhizopus oryzae using semicontinuous fermentation in bioreactor.
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PMID:  20824489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Semicontinuous fermentation using pellets of Rhizopus oryzae has been recognized as a promising technology for L: -lactic acid production. In this work, semicontinuous fermentation of R. oryzae AS 3.819 for L: -lactic acid production has been developed with high L: -lactic acid yield and volumetric productivity. The effects of factors such as inoculations, CaCO(3) addition time, and temperature on L: -lactic acid yield and R. oryzae morphology were researched in detail. The results showed that optimal fermentation conditions for the first cycle were: inoculation with 4% spore suspension, CaCO(3) added to the culture medium at the beginning of culture, and culture temperature of 32-34°C. In orthogonal experiments, high L: -lactic acid yield was achieved when the feeding medium was (g/l): glucose, 100; (NH(4))(2)SO(4), 2; KH(2)PO(4), 0.1; ZnSO(4)·7H(2)O, 0.33; MgSO(4)·7H(2)O, 0.15; CaCO(3), 50. Twenty cycles of semicontinuous fermentation were carried out in flask culture. L: -lactic acid yield was 78.75% for the first cycle and 80-90% for the repeated cycles; the activities of lactate dehydrogenases (LDH) were 7.2-9.2 U/mg; fermentation was completed in 24 h for each repeated cycle. In a 7-l magnetically stirred fermentor, semicontinuous fermentation lasted for 25 cycles using pellets of R. oryzae AS 3.819 under the optimal conditions determined from flask cultures. The final L: -lactic acid concentration (LLAC) reached 103.7 g/l, and the volumetric productivity was 2.16 g/(l·h) for the first cycle; in the following 19 repeated cycles, the final LLAC reached 81-95 g/l, and the volumetric productivities were 3.40-3.85 g/(l·h).
Xuefeng Wu; Shaotong Jiang; Mo Liu; Lijun Pan; Zhi Zheng; Shuizhong Luo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1476-5535     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol.     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705544     Medline TA:  J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  565-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, The Key Laboratory for Agricultural Products Processing of Anhui Province, Hefei University of Technology, No. 193 Tunxi Road, 230009, Hefei City, Anhui Province, People's Republic of China,
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