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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Medium composition influence on Biotin and Riboflavin production by newly isolated Candida sp
Author: Suzuki, Gaby Tiemi
Macedo, Juliana Alves
Macedo, Gabriela Alves
Abstract: Complex B vitamins as Biotin and Riboflavin are required by living organisms, not only for growth but also for metabolite production, and the feed market classifies them as growth promoters. Since Brazil will soon be one of the world's biggest animal protein producers, feed production is a large consumer of vitamins and micronutrients. The industry requires 10 mg riboflavin/0.2 mg biotin per kilogram of feed; a ratio of 40 ~ 50:1. Although few studies have been conducted specifically on riboflavin production using factorial design and surface response method as an optimization strategy, it is a common practice in biotechnology with many research reports available. However, there are no reports on the use of statistical design for biotin production. This study set out to evaluate medium composition influence on biotin and riboflavin production using a statistical design. There are no studies relating biotin and riboflavin production by Candida sp LEB 130. In this preliminary study to improve the simultaneous production of biotin and riboflavin, the maximum riboflavin/biotin ratio of 8.3 µg/mL was achieved with medium component concentrations of: sucrose 30 g/L, KH2PO4 2 g/L, MgSO4 1 g/L and ZnSO4 0.5mL/L.
Subject: Candida sp
riboflavin
biotin
media development
vitamin production
Editor: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1517-83822011000300030
Address: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-83822011000300030
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1517-83822011000300030
Date Issue: 1-Sep-2011
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