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Biotechnol Lett. 2003 Jan;25(2):111-4.

Biological conversion of wood hydrolysate to succinic acid by Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens.

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Metabolic and Biomolecular Engineering National Research Laboratory, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Republic of Korea.

Abstract

Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens grew on a minimal salts medium containing wood hydrolysate (equivalent to 27 g glucose l(-1)) and, when supplemented with 10 g corn steep liquor l(-1) as a complex nitrogen source, succinic acid at 24 g l(-1) was obtained (yield = 88% w/w glucose). This may therefore be an economical method to produce succinic acid.

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