Monascus pigment production by solid-state fermentation with corn cob substrate.

@article{Velmurugan2011MonascusPP,
  title={Monascus pigment production by solid-state fermentation with corn cob substrate.},
  author={Palanivel Velmurugan and Hyun Sook Hur and Vellingiri Balachandar and Seralathan Kamala-Kannan and Kui-jae Lee and Sang-Myung Lee and Jong-Chan Chae and Patrick J. Shea and B. Y. Oh},
  journal={Journal of bioscience and bioengineering},
  year={2011},
  volume={112 6},
  pages={590-4}
}
Natural pigments are an important alternative to potentially harmful synthetic dyes. We investigated the feasibility of corn cob powder as a substrate for production of pigments by Monascus purpureus KACC 42430 in solid-state fermentation. A pigment yield of 25.42 OD Units/gram of dry fermented substrate was achieved with corn cob powder and optimized process parameters, including 60% (w/w) initial moisture content, incubation at 30°C, inoculation with 4mL of spores/gram of dry substrate, and… CONTINUE READING

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