Xylitol production by Candida species grown on a grass hydrolysate

@article{West2009XylitolPB,
  title={Xylitol production by Candida species grown on a grass hydrolysate},
  author={Thomas P. West},
  journal={World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={913-916}
}
  • T. West
  • Published 4 January 2009
  • Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering
  • World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Xylitol was produced by selected species of the yeast Candida after growth on a medium containing a hydrolysate of the North American perennial prairie grass big bluestem. The grass was hydrolysed by a combination of dilute acid and enzymatic treatments. After growth on the medium for 120 h at 30 °C, Candida tropicalis ATCC 750 produced a 1.4-fold higher level of xylitol than did C. tropicalis ATCC 20215 while biomass production by C. tropicalis ATCC 750 was 1.7-fold higher than Candida… 
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