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Scientific reference on ethanol fermentation

Scientific reference on ethanol fermentation

Article title: “Production of bioethanol from unwashed-pretreated rapeseed straw at high solid loading”

Authors: Li Tan, Jia Zhong, Yan-Ling Jin, Zhao-Yong Sun, Yue-Qing Tang, Kenji Kida

Bioresource Technology (2020) 303, 122949

College of Architecture and Environment, Sichuan University; CAS Key Laboratory of Environmental and Applied Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)

AMPTS® II was used for ethanol fermentation using YPD medium with addition of acetic acid to study the inhibitory effect of acetic acid on the activity of yeast, S. cerevisiae KF-7. It appears to be essential to maintain acetic acid concentration below certain level for efficient ethanol fermentation.