Xanthan production on glycerol-based media : a mini review

Zahović Ida and Dodić Jelena and Trivunović Zorana: Xanthan production on glycerol-based media : a mini review.

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Xanthan is the most important microbiological polysaccharide. This biopolymer has widespread commercial applications as a viscosity enhancer, emulsifier and stabilizer in the food, pharmaceutical and petrochemical industries. The yield and properties of the produced xanthan are largely dependent on the producing microorganism, medium composition and process parameters. In industrial conditions, a pure bacterial culture is used to produce xanthan on a medium containing glucose or sucrose as a carbon source. However, the increasing market price and demand for these sugars indicate the need for implementation of an alternative raw material. Hence, many studies are focused on finding cheap and available, alternative raw materials, rich in carbon sources, as a replacement for mentioned sugars. Results from several studies indicate that certain strains of bacteria of the genus Xanthomonas possess the ability to biosynthesize xanthan on a medium with glycerol as the sole carbon source. The aim of this study is to discuss data from available scientific literature related to the xanthan production on glycerol-based media.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Problems
Date: 2021
Volume: 27
ISBN: 978-963-306-835-9
Page Range: pp. 368-372
Language: English
Publisher: University of Szeged
Place of Publication: Szeged
Event Title: International Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Problems (27.) (2021) (Szeged)
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/75798/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mikrobiológia
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 371-372. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 01. Natural sciences
01. Natural sciences > 01.06. Biological sciences
03. Medical and health sciences
03. Medical and health sciences > 03.03. Health sciences
Date Deposited: 2022. Jun. 01. 12:21
Last Modified: 2022. Aug. 08. 15:40
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/76009

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