Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 437–440 | Cite as

Yeast production from crude sweet whey by a mixed culture ofCandida kefyr LY496 andCandida valida LY497.

  • A. Carlotti
  • F. Jacob
  • J. Perrier
  • S. Poncet
Article

Summary

The conversion of crude sweet whey to single cell protein by a mixed culture of the yeastsCandida kefyr LY496 andCandida valida LY497 in non aseptic conditions was investigated. In comparison with single “pure culture” ofCandida kefyr LY496, ethanol accumulation during batch was prevented using the mixed culture. The efficiency of whey conversion to biomass was thus increased by as much as 20%.

Keywords

Biomass Organic Chemistry Single Cell Bioorganic Chemistry Pure Culture 

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© Science and Technology Letters 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Carlotti
    • 1
  • F. Jacob
    • 1
  • J. Perrier
    • 1
  • S. Poncet
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Microbiologie Fondamentale et Appliquée. Section LevureUniversité Claude Bernard. Lyon IVilleurbanne cedexFrance

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