SCIRP Mobile Website
Paper Submission

Why Us? >>

  • - Open Access
  • - Peer-reviewed
  • - Rapid publication
  • - Lifetime hosting
  • - Free indexing service
  • - Free promotion service
  • - More citations
  • - Search engine friendly

Free SCIRP Newsletters>>

Add your e-mail address to receive free newsletters from SCIRP.

 

Contact Us >>

WhatsApp  +86 18163351462(WhatsApp)
   
Paper Publishing WeChat
Book Publishing WeChat
(or Email:book@scirp.org)

Article citations

More>>

Jiang, Y., Song, X., Gong, L., Li, P., Dai, C. and Shao, W. (2008) High Poly(β-hydroxybutyrate) Production by Pseudomonas fluorescens A2a5 from Inexpensive Substrates. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 42, 167-172.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enzmictec.2007.09.003

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Agro-Industrial Waste Materials as Substrates for the Production of Poly(3-Hydroxybutyric Acid)

    AUTHORS: Artun Sukan, Ipsita Roy, Tajalli Keshavarz

    KEYWORDS: Agro-Industrial Wastes, CCD, STR, Orangepeel, Optimisation, Poly(3-Hyrdroxybutyric Acid)

    JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, Vol.5 No.4, October 28, 2014

    ABSTRACT: Accumulation of recalcitrant plastics in the environment has become a world-wide problem in today’s societies. Rapid depletion of natural resources for synthetic plastics along with environmental concerns has directed research towards finding alternatives to petroleum-based polymers. Poly(3-hydroxybutyric acid) P(3HB), as one of these alternatives, have attracted much attention in recent years due to their varied mechanical properties, biocompatibility and biodegradability. The aim of this study was to identify an agro-industrial waste resource economically suitable for large-scale production of P(3HB), to optimize the production using Response Surface Methodology in small-scale and subsequently, to test the production in a continuously stirred tank reactor. Among a range of agro-industrial waste, orange peel was selected as the most suitable for P(3HB) production. P(3HB) concentration of 1.24 g P(3HB)/L culture broth with 41% P(3HB)/dcw yield was obtained using orange peel as the sole carbon source in optimized medium with a modified strain of Bacillus subtilis (B. subtilis OK2).