Determination of medium components in the flocculating activity and production of pestan produced by Pestalotiopsis sp. by using the Plackett-Burman design

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Title
Determination of medium components in the flocculating activity and production of pestan produced by Pestalotiopsis sp. by using the Plackett-Burman design
Author(s)
Seong Hoon Moon; Soon Duck Hong; Gi Seok Kwon; Hyun Hyo Suh; Hee Sik KimKeug Hyun AnHee-Mock OHTae Ick Mheen; Byung Dae Yoon
Bibliographic Citation
Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 341-346
Publication Year
1998
Abstract
Optimization for the production of Pestan was followed by the Plackett- Burman Design, using modified Czapek-dox medium as the starting point. At the flask level, K2HPO4, MgSO4 · 7H2O, and aeration variables positively affected the Pestan production, DCW (dry cell weight), apparent viscosity, and flocculating activity response. KCl and FeSO4 · 7H2O negatively affected the Pestan production, DCW, apparent viscosity, and flocculating activity response. Aeration variable was shown to have a positive effect on only the flocculating activity response among Pestan production, DCW, and apparent viscosity responses. In comparison of the positive and negative variables media conditions, Pestan production and flocculating activity differed by about 9 and 125 times, respectively. In particular, at the jar fermentor level, the aeration variable was the most important factor of the all responses (Pestan production, DCW, apparent viscosity, flocculating activity, and anionic charge density). The flocculating activity and apparent viscosity of Pestan were closely related to the molecular chain length and charge density.
Keyword
BioflocculantPlackett-Burman designexopolysaccharide
ISSN
1017-7825
Publisher
Korea Soc-Assoc-Inst
Type
Article
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Synthetic Biology and Bioengineering Research Institute > Cell Factory Research Center > 1. Journal Articles
Jeonbuk Branch Institute > Functional Biomaterial Research Center > 1. Journal Articles
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