DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.08.004
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Olufunke O. Ezekiel, Ogugua C. Aworh, James C. du Preez, Laurinda Steyn

Abstract: The growth of Candida utilis NRRL Y-1084 in acid and enzymatic hydrolysates of cassava peel and on glucose in a mineral salts medium was investigated in aerobic submerged cultivation. Kinetic and stoichiometric parameters for growth were determined. The cardinal temperatures of this yeast strain were 14 °C, 33 °C and 41 °C. C. utilis exhibited no absolute requirement for growth factors, although its maximum specific growth rate (μ max) was higher in the mineral salts medium with yeast extract than without, but…

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