By Max Roehr
Fermentation items of fundamental metabolism similar to ethanol, acetic acid, and lactic acid have been the 1st advertisement items of the fermentation undefined, via citric acid and similar items of fungal foundation. As high-volume/low-price items they nonetheless occupy most sensible positions within the respective markets. numerous of those, specifically alcohols, have attracted extra awareness as attainable resources of different power companies and chemical compounds. This quantity describes conception and perform of creation of those commodities - from classical procedures to most up-to-date advancements - and in addition offers info at the proper uncooked fabrics. Futhermore, items relating to fundamental metabolism are taken care of during this quantity. themes incorporated are: Sugar-Based/Starch-Based uncooked fabrics - Ethanol - Glycerol and different Polyols - Acetone, Butanol, Isopropanol - 2,3-Butanediol - Lactic Acid - Citric Acid - Gluconic Acid - extra natural Acids - Acetic Acid - PHB and different Polyhydroxyalkanoic Acids - Amino Acids - Nucleotides - Extracellular Polysaccharides - Biosurfactants
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Biotechnology, Products of Primary Metabolism by Max Roehr