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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 269–274 | Cite as

Interaction of the effects of acetic acid and ethanol on inhibition of fermentation inSaccharomyces cerevisiae

  • M. E. Pampulha
  • V. Loureiro
Article

Summary

Acetic acid inhibited fermentation in a respiratory defficient mutant ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae (IGC 3507-111) in an exponential way. The undissociated form of the acid probably was the toxic agent. Ethanol potentiated this effect in a synergistic exponential way.

Keywords

Acetic Fermentation Acetic Acid Organic Chemistry Bioorganic Chemistry 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Pampulha
    • 1
  • V. Loureiro
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Microbiologia e Indústrias Agrícolas Instituto Superior de AgronomiaLisboa CodexPortugal

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