Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2006 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 4, Issue of July 15, 2006
 

Table 1. Temperature influence on the steady citric acid production continuous process. Chemostat was operated at a dilution D = 0.018 h-1 (3 g/L NH4Cl, 240 g/L glucose, pH 4.5).


Temp.

[Citrate]

[Isocitrate]

Ratio

[Biomass]

Rcitrate

mcitrate

ºC

(g/l)

(g/l)

(g/l)

[g/(l x h)]

[g/(g x h)]

24

12.00

0.58

17.0

8.00

0.15

0.019

27

22.67

1.09

20.9

11.2

0.28

0.025

29

43.14

2.53

17.1

20.3

0.54

0.027

30

63.54

2.21

28.8

17.4

0.79

0.046

31

60.63

2.97

20.4

16.5

0.76

0.046


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