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    Author(s): T. W. Jeffries
    Date: 1981
    Source: Biotechnology letters. Vol. 3, no. 5 (May 1981): pages 213-218.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Candida tropicalis converts xylose to ethanol under aerobic, but not anaerobic, conditions. Ethanol production lags behind growth and is accelerated by increased aeration. Adding xylose to active cultures stimulates ethanol production as does serial subculture in a medium containing xylose as a sole carbon source.

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    Jeffries, T. W. 1981. Conversion of xylose to ethanol under aerobic conditions by Candida tropicalis. Biotechnology letters. Vol. 3, no. 5 (May 1981): pages 213-218.


    Conversion, xylose, ethanol, aeration, yeasts, xylulose, fermentation

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