Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp 384–390 | Cite as

Assimilation spectrum of the yeastCandida utilis 49 used for producing fodder yeast from synthetic ethanol

  • M. Šestáková


Oxidizing and assimilating ability of the yeastCandida utilis 49 was tested with 21 different low-boiling organic compounds which come as components of raw synthetic ethanol. The highest yields of yeast dry weight were obtained with ethanol (72.0%), propanol (48.2%), ethyl acetate (43.4%) and acetic acid (34.2%). To a minor extent, the yeast was capable of utilizing also 2-propanol, butanol and 2-butanol; it oxidized most of the compounds tested.


Acrolein Allyl Alcohol Methyl Ethyl Ketone Crotonaldehyde Butyraldehyde 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Šestáková
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbial ProductionResearch Institute of the Fodder Industry and ServicesPrague 2

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