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Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 401–405 | Cite as

Lactic acid productivity of a continuous culture of Lactobacillus delbreuckii

  • Nicolas C. Major
  • Alan T. Bull
Article

Summary

Maximum volumetric productivities of biomass (1.40 gl−1h−1) and lactic acid (8.93 gl−1h−1) for a continuous culture ofLactobacillus delbreuckii occurred between dilution rates 0.35h−1 and 0.40h−1. All major nutrients were in excess in these cultures. Glucose utilisation was complete at dilution rates of 0.1h−1 and lower. Product and biomass yields were constant in the dilution rate range studied (0.05h−1 to 0.50h−1).

Keywords

Glucose Biomass Lactic Acid Lactobacillus Acid Productivity 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas C. Major
    • 1
  • Alan T. Bull
    • 1
  1. 1.Biological LaboratoryUniversity of KentCanterburyU.K.

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