Submersed Culture Production of Extracellular Wax Esters by the Marine Bacterium Fundibacter jadensis

Abstract

Fundibacter jadensis strain T9, a marine gram-negative bacterium, was isolated from the intertidal sediment of the German North Sea coast by our group. The cells were able to produce considerable amounts of extracellular wax esters when cultivated with n-alkanes (hexadecane or tetradecane) as a carbon source. The dependence of wax ester production and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10126-003-0012-x

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