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From crude glycerol to carotenoids by using a Rhodotorula glutinis mutant
In this work eighteen red yeasts were screened for carotenoids production on glycerol containing medium. Strain C2.5t1 of Rhodotorula glutinis, that showed the highest productivity, was UVExpand
Soil application of meat and bone meal. Short-term effects on mineralization dynamics and soil biochemical and microbiological properties
Abstract Meat and bone meal (MBM) utilization for animal production was banned in the European Union since 2000 as a consequence of the appearance of transmissive spongiform encephalopathies. SoilExpand
Behaviour of Saccharomyces cerevisiae wine strains during adaptation to unfavourable conditions of fermentation on synthetic medium: cell lipid composition, membrane integrity, viability and
Investigation of the ability of wine strains to survive and adapt to unfavourable conditions of fermentation showed that the three strains were able to modulate cell lipid composition during fermentation, but only two of them showed highest viability and membrane integrity at the end of the fermentation process, which seemed to be optimal for a successful adaptation. Expand
Production of bioethanol from effluents of the dairy industry by Kluyveromyces marxianus.
The way to produce bioethanol from lactose of whey and scotta and to optimize the fermentation yields is investigated and both effluents can be considered suitable for ethanol production. Expand
Fruit production and quality of tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L.) are affected by green compost and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
Results show that the use of AM inoculum and green compost can improve fruit quality, affecting biochemical composition and relative proportion of various compounds. Expand
Factors Affecting the Complete Mineralization of Azo Dyes
Azo dyes are complex compounds generally recalcitrant to biodegradation. From their catabolism several toxic and carcinogenic compounds are formed, in particular when their decolorization is reachedExpand
Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on growth and essential oil composition in Ocimum basilicumvar. Genovese
The effects induced by three arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on shoot growth and essential oil production of Ocimum basilicum var. Expand
Esterase activity and release of ethyl esters of medium-chain fatty acids by Saccharomyces cerevisiae during anaerobic growth.
A model is proposed in which ester synthesis is a consequence of the arrest of lipid biosynthesis resulting from a lack of oxygen and acyl esters are formed as secondary products of reactions aimed at recovering free coenzyme A. Expand
Lipid nutrition of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in winemaking.
An investigation of the nutritional role of exogenous lipids from inactivated yeast cells (IYCs) was carried out in a nitrogen-rich synthetic medium similar to grape juice with glucose and fructose as carbon sources, without lipid sources, and in anaerobiosis. Expand
Oxygen is required to restore flor strain viability and lipid biosynthesis under fermentative conditions.
One possible explanation is that the flor strain requires a higher amount of oxygen than the non-flor strain in order to carry out the oxygen-dependent steps of lipid biosynthesis under fermentative conditions. Expand