Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 19, Issue 12, pp 1213–1215 | Cite as

High production of rhamnolipids by Pseudomonas aeruginosagrowing on ethanol

  • M. Matsufuji
  • K. Nakata
  • A. Yoshimoto


Pseudomonas aeruginosa IFO 3924 produced 32 g rhamnolipid biosurfactant/l when grown on 55.3 g ethanol/l in fed-batch culture for 7 days. The conversion rate was 58%.


Organic Chemistry Pseudomonas Bioorganic Chemistry Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Conversion Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Matsufuji
    • 1
  • K. Nakata
    • 1
  • A. Yoshimoto
    • 2
  1. 1.Central Research LaboratoriesMercian CorporationJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Biological ScienceHiroshima UniversityHigashi-HiroshimaJapan

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