Questions regarding carbon base production.
Steve J. Quest
Squest at cris.com
Mon Dec 22 15:51:50 EST 1997
On Mon, 22 Dec 1997, Michael J Conboy wrote:
> Our lab yeast grow optimally at pH5, well at pH4 and OK at pH3.
> You could probably grow your yeast at those pH. Succinate is a good yeast
> buffer for pH 4-6.
I found HCl to be excellent myself. Yeasts seem to love mineral
acids and hate organic acids. Your information is exactly what I need,
I'll try the next inoculum at pH 4 (I've already had success at pH 6 & 5)
> So why all the hassle with the sucrose? Dextrose should be
> available at baking and brewing supply stores.
I want to avoid expense. Cheap pure cane sugar from the grocery
store can be inverted to glucose/fructose 50-50% cheaply, definately much
cheaper than purchasing pure glucose from baking or brewing stores.
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