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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 9, Issue 7, pp 449–454 | Cite as

Influence of environmental factors in the production of R(−)-1, 2-propanediol by clostridium thermosaccharolyticum

  • F. Sánchez-Riera
  • D. C. Cameron
  • C. L. Cooney
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Abstract

The effect of the most important environmental parameters, temperature, pH, gas phase composition and substrate concentration, on the production of R(−)-1,2-propanediol, was investigated. An improved yield of 0.20 g R(−)-1,2-propanediol/g glucose was reached when the fermentation was run at 60°C and pH 6.0 under a N2 atmosphere.

Keywords

Glucose Atmosphere Fermentation Organic Chemistry Environmental Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Sánchez-Riera
    • 1
  • D. C. Cameron
    • 1
  • C. L. Cooney
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge

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