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L-Glutamic Acid Production

  1. Shukuo Kinushita

Published Online: 15 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470054581.eib611

Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology

Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology

How to Cite

Kinushita, S. 2010. L-Glutamic Acid Production. Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology. 1–25.

Author Information

  1. Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2010

Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Synthetic Pathway of l-Glutamic acid

  • l-Glutamic Acid Fermentation

  • Metabolic Mechanisms of l-Glutamic Acid Production

    • Change of the Membrane-Permeation System

    • Other Factors for Excess Formation of l-Glutamic Acid

  • Industrial Production of Monosodium Glutamate

    • Fermentation Processes

    • Raw Materials

    • Purification: Direct Concentration and Crystallization

  • Future Prospects of Commercial Monosodium l-Glutamate Production

    • Genetic Recombination Technology

    • Continuous Fermentation

    • Replacement of Raw Materials: l-Glutamic Acid Fermentation with Petrochemicals

    • Environmental Problems

  • References

Keywords:

  • amino acid fermentation;
  • biotin;
  • corynebacterium;
  • fermentation process;
  • food taste enhancer;
  • glutamic acid;
  • penicillin