Enhancing the Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Biopolymer by Azohydromonas Australica Using a Simple Empty and Fill Bioreactor Cultivation Strategy

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G. Gahlawat; A. K. Srivastava;
  • Publisher: Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers
  • Journal: Chemical and biochemical engineering quarterly,volume 31,issue 4 (issn: 0352-9568, eissn: 1846-5153)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15255/CABEQ.2017.1148
  • Subject: TP155-156 | Azohydromonas | productivity | polyhydroxyalkanoates; biodegradation; Azohydromonas; repeated-batch; productivity | repeated-batch | biodegradation | polyhydroxyalkanoates | Chemical engineering

Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are biodegradable polymers which are considered as an effective alternative for conventional plastics due to their mechanical properties similar to the latter. However, widespread use of these polymers is still hampered due to their high cos... View more
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