Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 271–277 | Cite as

Development of Odorous Gases Reduction Agents Using Recombinant Yeast-Derived Extract

  • Bit-Na Kim
  • Ji-Young Ahn
  • Myeong-Seop Song
  • Hongik Kim
  • Ki Jong Yu
  • Sang Yong Kim
  • Ji-Hyang Wee
  • Yang-Hoon KimEmail author
  • Jiho MinEmail author
Original article


Methods: First, the experiment was conducted on a lab-scale, treated with 1%, 2%, 5% and 10% extracts in manure, followed by reaction for 3 days. The concentrations of NH3, H2S and CH3SH were measured using a gas detector. A scale-up odor reduction experiment was then conducted in a swine house. Finally, the odor reduction effect was compared with the commercial product (M-product) for evaluation.

Results: As a result of comparing the ammonia gas reduction with respect to the concentration of the yeast-derived extract, it was confirmed that the reduction of ammonia was improved depending on the treated concentration in both samples of Yeast-W and Yeast-SS. The concentration of NH3, H2S, and CH3SH from swine house showed significant differences between that of manure from the control and extract treatment group, with Yeast-SS showing the highest efficacy. The reduction rate of Yeast-SS 1% treatment on NH3 was 46.7%, which appeared similar to that of 2% treatment of M-product. Also, the reduction rate of Yeast 2% treatment reached a maximum of 53.4%, which showed a high efficiency for the reduction of NH3. Conclusion: Yeast-SS is an effective odor removal agent even at low concentrations compared with other odor reducing agents, with potential applicability as an environmental improvement agent for managing odorous gas of swine manure.


Odor NH3 H2CH3SH Yeast-derived extract 


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This work was carried out with the support of ?Cooperative Research Program for agriculture Science & Technology Development (Project No: PJ01267701) Rural Development Administration, Republic of Korea.

Ethical Approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bit-Na Kim
    • 1
  • Ji-Young Ahn
    • 2
  • Myeong-Seop Song
    • 3
  • Hongik Kim
    • 3
  • Ki Jong Yu
    • 2
  • Sang Yong Kim
    • 4
  • Ji-Hyang Wee
    • 4
  • Yang-Hoon Kim
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jiho Min
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Graduate School of Semiconductor and Chemical EngineeringJeonbuk National UniversityJeonjuRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.School of Biological SciencesChungbuk National UniversityCheongjuRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.R&D DivisionVITABIO, Inc.DaejeonRepublic of Korea
  4. 4.Department of Food Science and BiotechnologyShin Ansan UniversityAnsanRepublic of Korea

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