Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

Pages :   83-85

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Selection of Suitable Physico-Chemical Conditions for Gluconic Acid Production by a Mutant Aureobasidium Pullulans SG 80



Address:   S. Ganguly* , S.K. Mandal, S.K. Patra
1Department of Biological Sciences, Sankrail Abhoy Charan High School (H.S.), Sankrail, Howrah, West Bengal, India
2Department of Organon of Medicine, Midnapore Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Midnapore (W), West Bengal, India
3Department of Physiology, Surendranath College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
An experimental study was conducted to improve the production of gluconic acid by the mutant Aureobasidium pullulans SG 80 by optimizing different physic-chemical conditions for fermentation. After optimization of different factors, maximum production was obtained with : glucose,8%; (NH4)2SO4,1.0%; K2HPO4,0.15%; CaCO3, 0.25% , MnSO4,,15%; and MgSO4.7H2O,0.25% with maximum utilization of sugar at pH,6.5;volume of medium,30ml; cell density, 5x106 cells/ml; shaker speed ,200 rpm and temperature, 300C.
KEYWORDS:
gluconic acid, Aureobasidium pullulans, fermentation, optimization,utilization.
Cite:
S. Ganguly, S.K. Mandal, S.K. Patra. Selection of Suitable Physico-Chemical Conditions for Gluconic Acid Production by a Mutant Aureobasidium Pullulans SG 80. Asian J. Research Chem. 6(1): January 2013; Page 83-85.
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