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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 299–300 | Cite as

Direct fermentation of corn to L(+)-lactic acid byRhizopus oryzae

  • Y. D. Hang
Article

Summary

Rhizopus oryzae NRRL 395 was found capable of fermenting ground corn directly to L(+)-lactic acid in the presence of calcium carbonate. The average yield of L(+)-lactic acid was more than 44% on the basis of the amount of total carbohydrate as glucose consumed.

Keywords

Glucose Calcium Fermentation Corn Carbohydrate 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. D. Hang
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  1. 1.Department of Food Science & TechnologyCornell UniversityGeneva

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