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PRODUCTION AND RECOVERY OF POLY-Β-HYDROXYBUTYRATE FROM WHEY DEGRADATION BY AZOTOBACTER

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Author(s): A. Khanafari , A. Akhavan Sepahei, M. Mogharab

Journal: Iranian Journal of Environmental Health Science & Engineering
ISSN 1735-1979

Volume: 3;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 193;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Azotobacter chroococcum | whey broth | poly-β | hydroxyl-butyrate and nitrogen source

ABSTRACT
Three strains of Azotobacter chroococcum were studied to produce poly-β hydroxybutyrate as a inclusion body by whey degradation. Optimum degradation whey results were obtained when using whey broth as a fermentation medium without extra salt, temperature at 35 °C and pH 7 (P
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