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Title: Protein enrichment of pineapple waste with Saccharomyces cerevisiae by solid state bioprocessing
Authors: Correia, Roberta
Magalhães, Margarida
Macêdo, Gorete
Keywords: Nitrogen supplementation
Pineapple waste
Protein enrichment
Solid state bioprocessing
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Issue Date: Mar-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: C05F9/04
Abstract: Saccharomyces cerevisiae was assessed to increase protein levels of pineapple waste (PW) by solid state bioprocessing (SSB) with and without nitrogen supplementation. PW (10 g) was inoculated with S. cerevisiae. Optimum protein content (22% dry basis), which is 3.5-fold the original protein content, reached at 48 h of incubation when 0.25% (NH₄)₂SO₄ was added to medium. Thus, fermented PW can be successfully converted into a protein-rich feed by SSB.
Description: 259-262
ISSN: 0022-4456
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.66(03) [March 2007]

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