Production of Xylitol from D-xylose by Debaryomyces hansenii.

@article{Domnguez1997ProductionOX,
  title={Production of Xylitol from D-xylose by Debaryomyces hansenii.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Dom{\'i}nguez and Cheng S Gong and George T. Tsao},
  journal={Applied biochemistry and biotechnology},
  year={1997},
  volume={63-65},
  pages={117-27}
}
Xylitol, a naturally occurring five-carbon sugar alcohol, can be produced from D-xylose through microbial hydrogenation. Xylitol has found increasing use in the food industries, especially in confectionary. It is the only so-called "second-generation polyol sweeteners" that is allowed to have the specific health claims in some world markets. In this study, the effect of cell density on the xylitol production by the yeast Debaryomyces hansenii NRRL Upsilon-7426 from D-xylose under microaerobic… CONTINUE READING

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