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Effect of additives on citric acid production by Aspergillus niger

Manonmani, H. K. and Sreekantiah, K. R. (1988) Effect of additives on citric acid production by Aspergillus niger. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 25 (3). pp. 159-161. ISSN 0022-1155

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Abstract

[Citric acid is one of the most commonly used organic acids in food and pharmaceutical industries.] Citric acid production by Aspergillus niger 16 grown by solid state fermentation on sugarcane bagasse fortified with sucrose was studied. Ethanol and coconut oil at 3% v/w increased citric acid production. Fluoroacetate at a concn. of 1.0 mg/15 g bagasse enhanced the yield of citric acid significantly. Addition of ethanol and fluoroacetate after 6 h growth gave max. conversion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ASPERGILLUS-; citric acid, additives & Aspergillus niger synthesis of; CITRIC-ACID; additives & Aspergillus niger synthesis of citric acid
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 31 Food Additives
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology
Divisions: Food Microbiology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2008 05:55
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2016 12:36
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/1928

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