Monascus pigment production in bioreactor using a co-product of biodiesel as substrate

The study and use of natural pigments in food industries have increased in recent years due to the toxicity presented by artificial pigments. Monascus ruber is a filamentous fungus that produces red, orange, and yellow pigments under different growing conditions. The growth of health food market has...

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Publication Date:2013
Main Author: Bühler,Rose Marie Meinicke
Other Authors: Dutra,Anderson Cesar, Vendruscolo,Francielo, Moritz,Denise Esteves, Ninow,Jorge Luiz
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0101-20612013000500002
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