Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 8, Issue 12, pp 863–866 | Cite as

Production of indole alkaloids by gel-entrapped cells of Catharanthus roseus in a continuous flow reactor

  • Florence Majerus
  • Alain Pareilleux


Calcium alginate gel-entrapped cells ofCatharanthus roseus were used to study the production of indole alkaloids in a flow through process. The bioreactor was functional for more than two months and product recovery was analyzed under various operating conditions.


Calcium Alkaloid Alginate Indole Continuous Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florence Majerus
    • 1
  • Alain Pareilleux
    • 1
  1. 1.Départment de Génie Biochimique et Alimentaire, UA-CNRS-No544Institut National des Sciences AppliquéesToulouse CédexFrance

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