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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 10, Issue 5, pp 331–336 | Cite as

Production of actinomycin D with immobilizedStreptomyces parvullus under nitrogen and carbon starvation conditions

  • Mina Dalili
  • Pao C. Chau
Article

Summary

The productivity of actinomycin D withStreptomyces parvullus could be enhanced with calcium alginate immobilized cells and a synthetic starvation medium in a continuous air-lift bioreactor with moderately low dilution rate. In addition, the cell mass must be cycled periodically between the growth and starvation media to maintain long-term antibiotic production.

Keywords

Nitrogen Calcium Alginate Bioorganic Chemistry Cell Mass 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mina Dalili
    • 1
  • Pao C. Chau
    • 2
  1. 1.North Carolina State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of AMES (Chemical Engineering)University of CaliforniaSan Diego

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