Butanol production from concentrated lactose/whey permeate: Use of pervaporation membrane to recover and concentrate product
|Title||Butanol production from concentrated lactose/whey permeate: Use of pervaporation membrane to recover and concentrate product|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Qureshi N, Friedl A, Maddox I|
|Journal||Bioenergy and Biofuels|
|Keywords||ABE, Butanol, Concentrated butanol, Membrane, Pervaporation, Productivity, Whey permeate|
In these studies, butanol (acetone butanol ethanol or ABE) was produced from concentrated lactose/whey permeate containing 211 g L−1 lactose. Fermentation of such a highly concentrated lactose solution was possible due to simultaneous product removal using a pervaporation membrane.