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Organic acid production from potato starch waste fermentation by rumen microbial communities from Dutch and Thai dairy cows

Overview of attention for article published in Biotechnology for Biofuels, January 2018
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Title
Organic acid production from potato starch waste fermentation by rumen microbial communities from Dutch and Thai dairy cows
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Biotechnology for Biofuels, January 2018
DOI 10.1186/s13068-018-1012-4
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Susakul Palakawong Na Ayudthaya, Antonius H. P. van de Weijer, Antonie H. van Gelder, Alfons J. M. Stams, Willem M. de Vos, Caroline M. Plugge

Abstract

Exploring different microbial sources for biotechnological production of organic acids is important. Dutch and Thai cow rumen samples were used as inocula to produce organic acid from starch waste in anaerobic reactors. Organic acid production profiles were determined and microbial communities were compared using 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid gene amplicon pyrosequencing. In both reactors, lactate was the main initial product and was associated with growth of Streptococcus spp. (86% average relative abundance). Subsequently, lactate served as a substrate for secondary fermentations. In the reactor inoculated with rumen fluid from the Dutch cow, the relative abundance of Bacillus and Streptococcus increased from the start, and lactate, acetate, formate and ethanol were produced. From day 1.33 to 2, lactate and acetate were degraded, resulting in butyrate production. Butyrate production coincided with a decrease in relative abundance of Streptococcus spp. and increased relative abundances of bacteria of other groups, including Parabacteroides, Sporanaerobacter, Helicobacteraceae, Peptostreptococcaceae and Porphyromonadaceae. In the reactor with the Thai cow inoculum, Streptococcus spp. also increased from the start. When lactate was consumed, acetate, propionate and butyrate were produced (day 3-4). After day 3, bacteria belonging to five dominant groups, Bacteroides, Pseudoramibacter_Eubacterium, Dysgonomonas, Enterobacteriaceae and Porphyromonadaceae, were detected and these showed significant positive correlations with acetate, propionate and butyrate levels. The complexity of rumen microorganisms with high adaptation capacity makes rumen fluid a suitable source to convert organic waste into valuable products without the addition of hydrolytic enzymes. Starch waste is a source for organic acid production, especially lactate.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 18 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 28%
Researcher 4 22%
Unspecified 3 17%
Student > Postgraduate 2 11%
Other 1 6%
Other 3 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 4 22%
Environmental Science 3 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 17%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 17%
Energy 2 11%
Other 3 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 February 2018.
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#2,827,420
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Outputs from Biotechnology for Biofuels
#229
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#91,279
of 339,123 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Biotechnology for Biofuels
#2
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