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Title: Method for high specific bioproductivity of {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acids

Abstract

This invention provides a low-cost method of producing {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acids. Particular bioconversion conditions result in highly efficient conversion of fatty acid, fatty acid ester, or alkane substrates to diacids. Candida tropicalis AR40 or similar yeast strains are grown in a medium containing a carbon source and a nitrogen source at a temperature of 31 C to 38 C, while additional carbon source is continuously added, until maximum cell growth is attained. Within 0--3 hours of this point, substrate is added to the culture to initiate conversion. An {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acid made according to this method is also provided.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy
OSTI Identifier:
20050818
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 20050818
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-95GO10099
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 23 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; DICARBOXYLIC ACIDS; BIOSYNTHESIS; CARBOXYLIC ACIDS; CARBOXYLIC ACID ESTERS; ALKANES; BIOCONVERSION; CANDIDA

Citation Formats

Mobley, D.P., and Shank, G.K. Method for high specific bioproductivity of {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acids. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Mobley, D.P., & Shank, G.K. Method for high specific bioproductivity of {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acids. United States.
Mobley, D.P., and Shank, G.K. Tue . "Method for high specific bioproductivity of {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acids". United States.
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author = {Mobley, D.P. and Shank, G.K.},
abstractNote = {This invention provides a low-cost method of producing {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acids. Particular bioconversion conditions result in highly efficient conversion of fatty acid, fatty acid ester, or alkane substrates to diacids. Candida tropicalis AR40 or similar yeast strains are grown in a medium containing a carbon source and a nitrogen source at a temperature of 31 C to 38 C, while additional carbon source is continuously added, until maximum cell growth is attained. Within 0--3 hours of this point, substrate is added to the culture to initiate conversion. An {alpha},{omega}-alkanedicarboxylic acid made according to this method is also provided.},
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