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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 14, Issue 9, pp 851–856 | Cite as

Production of lactic acid from whey using hydrolysed whey protein as nitrogen source

  • Lund B. 
  • B. Norddahl
  • B. Ahring
Article

Summary

Hydrolysed whey (lactose 4% w/vol) was fermented in laboratory reactors for production of lactic acid. By using a non0sterile unsupplemented continuous process with a hydraulic retention time of 10 hours, lactic acid was produced in a concentration of approx. 2.5 w/vol % with less than 0.1% volatile fatty acids and less than 0.2% lactose/galactose present in the effluent.

Keywords

Nitrogen Organic Chemistry Retention Time Lactic Acid Lactose 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lund B. 
    • 1
  • B. Norddahl
    • 2
  • B. Ahring
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of BiotechnologyDanish Technological InstituteTaastrupDenmark
  2. 2.Bioscan A/SFerritslevDenmark

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