Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2006 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 5, Issue of October 15, 2006
 

Table 8. Conversion performance of the free cell system during the fifteen successive conversion batches of sucrose to isomaltulose.


  

Batch

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

11th

12th

13th

14th

15th

Sucrose consumed (%)

95,1

97,4

96,9

98,8

100,0

100,0

100,0

98,5

94,6

100,0

98,1

99,2

100,0

98,6

95,5

Isomaltulose produced (%)

75,6

76,7

76,2

78,3

78,1

78,2

77,1

79,2

73,4

78,2

77,3

77,8

78,3

77,3

74,8

Productivity (g/L x h)*

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,0

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,1

1,0

*Productivity (isomaltulose concentration/incubation time).


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