05Nov 2018

SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION AMOUNT

  • Department of Bioengineering, Gebze Technical University, 41400, Kocaeli, Turkey.
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The continuous increase in global energy demand and need necessitates the availability of new energy sources. The expansion of production of bioethanol will reduce our dependence on petroleum and natural gas, and contribute to the decrease of environmental pollution by reducing emission of greenhouse gases. In the course of our studies for bioethanol production we needed a practical and inexpensive method for the extraction of ethanol from fermentation media and determination of the amount of bioethanol produced. We herein report a spectrophotometric method for bioethanol measurement which depends on the dichromate oxidation of the ethanol. Furthermore, we applied this method successfully to the determination of amount of bioethanol produced by fermentation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells.


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[Bengu Erguden. (2018); SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION AMOUNT Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (11). 239-242] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Bengü Ergüden
Gebze Technical University

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/7992       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/7992


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