Fungal Fermentation: Industrial
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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How to Cite
Bigelis, R. 2001. Fungal Fermentation: Industrial. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Industrial fermentation with fungi is used to produce a number of commercial products. Fungal metabolism is exploited to manufacture ethanol, citric acid, steroids, antibiotics and other substances with applications in the food, fuel, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.