Accession Number : AD0626051

Title :   BIOSYNTHESIS OF VITAMIN B12 IN METHANE FERMENTATION,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Maslova,L. G.

Report Date : DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Vitamin B12 was produced from potato starch production by-products. The fermentation was carried out on potato cell liquor and pulp under thermophilic conditions (56-58C) with a culture of methane producing bacteria, first adapted by by-products of the potato starch industry.

Descriptors :   (*BIOSYNTHESIS, VITAMIN B COMPLEX), (*VITAMIN B COMPLEX, BIOSYNTHESIS), HYDROCARBONS, CULTURE MEDIA, POTATOES, STARCHES, WASTE GASES, USSR

Subject Categories : Biochemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE