Results and Discussion

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This chapter is divided into several parts. In the first part, the effect of reaction parameters on the A. oryzae β-Gal-catalyzed conversion of lactose was discussed. Subsequently, a complete study was carried out in order to prepare HFMR with immobilized β-Gal. Then, the effect of operating parameters on the immobilized β-Gal-catalyzed conversion of lactose in the HFMR was discussed. The kinetic model for β-Gal-catalyzed conversion of lactose was proposed, and the effect of the substrate concentration on the kinetic parameters was investigated. Finally, the significance of mass transfer characteristic on the reaction performance was justified with the result obtained from the coupled mass transfer and kinetic model which solved in COMSOL®.


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  1. 1.School of Chemical EngineeringUniversiti Sains MalaysiaPenangMalaysia

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