A clean and green approach for odd chain fatty acids production in Rhodococcus sp. YHY01 by medium engineering.

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Summary of "A clean and green approach for odd chain fatty acids production in Rhodococcus sp. YHY01 by medium engineering."

Odd chain fatty acids serve as anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal agents, and are useful for the production of biodiesel. Rhodococcus sp. YHY01 utilizes a wide range of carbon sources and accumulate lipids i.e. fructose (37% w/w dcw) glucose (56% w/w dcw), glycerol (50% w/w dcw), acetate (42% w/w dcw), butyrate (65% w/w dcw), lactate (56% w/w dcw), and propionate (62% w/w dcw). In this study, propionate was proved as the best carbon source and produced 69% odd chain fatty acids of total fatty acids, followed by glycerol (13% odd chain fatty acids of total fatty acids). A synthetic medium optimized with response surface design containing glycerol, propionate, and ammonium chloride (0.32%:0.76%:0.040% w/v) facilitated the production of total fatty acids 69% w/w of dcw, and odd chain fatty acids comprised 85% w/w of total fatty acids. Major odd chain fatty acids were in the order C17:0 > C15:0 > Cis-10-C17:1 > 10Me-C17:0 > C19:0 > Cis-10-C19:1.


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Name: Bioresource technology
ISSN: 1873-2976
Pages: 121383


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