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Global Optimization of Continuous Fermentation Involving Zymomonas mobilis

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Global steady-state optimization of Zymomonas mobilis fermentation process problems is performed to demonstrate the existence of multiple optimum solutions necessitating the use of a global optimization strategy. It is shown that the steady-state equations for the Zymomonas mobilis fermentation process can be reduced to a single equation which when used as a constraint results in yielding only one optimum solution, the global one.

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L. Sridhar, "Global Optimization of Continuous Fermentation Involving Zymomonas mobilis," Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 64-67. doi: 10.4236/jsbs.2013.31008.


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