Production of acetic acid by Acetogenium kivui

Abstract

The formation of acetic acid by the thermophilic nonsporeforming homoacetogenic bacterium Acetogenium kivui was studied under various conditions. In pH-controlled batch fermentation at pH 6.4 this bacterium was able to produce up to 625 mM of acetic acid from glucose within 50–60 h. The value of μ max obtained was about 0.17 h-1, the yield was about 2.55… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00252923

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