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Study of 2-phenylethanol formation in the integrated system of continuous product separation

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Vladimír Báleš, DrSc.

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Project description:The metabolic activities of selected yeast strains (Saccharomyces sp., Kluyveromyces sp.) related to the 2-phenylethanol production will be studied. Cultivation media composition as well as the process parameters will be optimized. To minimize the toxic effects of the product towards the culture the mechanism and characteristics of in-situ product extraction during the fermentation will be used and studied. The suitable organic phase will be selected and tested for in-situ extraction of the product. Continuous product separation system will be constructed and integrated into the system bioreactor - in-situ extraction - separation. Finally the intgrated process for 2-phenylethanol will be designed and optimized in lab and pilot-scale experiments. Optimal parameters of fed-batch and continuous processes will be proposed and described. Process data should be used for design of industrial scale process for production of 2-phenylethanol.
Kind of project:APVV ()
Department:Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ICEE FCFT)
Project identification:APVV-99-004405
Project status:Successfully completed
Project start date :01. 05. 2006
Project close date:31. 12. 2008
Number of workers in the project:1
Number of official workers in the project:0