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Title: Optimization of apple pomace based medium and fermentation conditions for pigment production by Micrococcus species
Authors: Attri, Devender
Joshi, V K
Keywords: Biocolour
Apple pomace
Waste
Micrococcus sp
Carotenoids
Biomass
Issue Date: Aug-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: C22B 23/00; G01J 3/00
Abstract: The effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on yield and carotenoids production by Micrococcus sp. was studied in apple pomace (AP) based medium. AP (20 g/l) have shown maximum yield of biomass and carotenoids in the basic medium. The addition of fructose (0.2%) to AP-based medium gave the maximum yield of biomass (4.13g/l) and carotenoids (9.97 mg/100g). Among the different nitrogen sources tried, sodium nitrate (0.2%) gave the highest production of biomass (4.63 g/l) and carotenoids (9.87 mg/100g). Beyond 0.2% concentration, there was decrease in biomass and carotenoids. Optimum parameters standardized were: temp, 35 oC; incubation period, 96 h; and pH 6.0.
Description: 598-601
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/5148
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.64(08) [August 2005]

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