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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 8, Issue 11, pp 827–832 | Cite as

A model substrate for solid-state fermentation

  • D. A. Mitchell
  • P. F. Greenfield
  • H. W. Doelle
Article

Summary

A model substrate consisting of cassava starch embedded in kappa-carrageenan was used to mimic the growth ofRhizopusoligosporus on cassava tubers. Growth on the model substrate was similar to that during solid-state fermentation of the actual cassava. However, protein production and starch utilization were slower on the model substrate.

Keywords

Fermentation Starch Organic Chemistry Protein Production Bioorganic Chemistry 
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© Science and Technology Letters 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Mitchell
    • 1
  • P. F. Greenfield
    • 1
  • H. W. Doelle
    • 1
  1. 1.Biotechnology UnitUniversity of QueenslandSt. LuciaAustralia

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