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On-Line Analysis Of Fermentation Of Dairy Waste
Author(s): P. Fairbrother; W. O. George; J. M. Williams
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Paper Abstract

A fermenter was constructed in which cheese whey was converted into ethanol by the yeast Candida pseudotropicalis ATCC 8619. The reaction mixture was continuously circulated through an internal reflection flow-through cell located in the cell compartment of an FT-IR spectrometer. Methods were developed to analyse the substrate (lactose) and product (ethanol) continuously. The results provided information on the conditions necessary to optimise a potentially important process.

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Date Published: 1 December 1989
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1145, 7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (1 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969535
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P. Fairbrother, Polytechnic of Wales (United Kingdom)
W. O. George, Polytechnic of Wales (United Kingdom)
J. M. Williams, Polytechnic of Wales (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1145:
7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

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