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Economic and environmental evaluation of recombinant enzyme production

Jamaluddin, Mohd Jamil Aizat and Azmi, Azlin Suhaida and Sulaiman, Sarina and Jimat, Dzun Noraini and Othman, Muhd. Ezza Faiez and Amid, Azura (2015) Economic and environmental evaluation of recombinant enzyme production. In: Recombinant Enzymes—From Basic Science to Commercialization. Springer International Publishing, Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, pp. 129-142. ISBN 978-3-319-12396-7

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Abstract

Economic and environmental evaluation on three different throughputs and comparison between these throughputs were presented. Comparisons are based on simulation of 10, 100 and 1000 kg/batch of recBromelain using SuperPro Designer v8.5. The economic analysis shows that 100 kg/batch gives the most competitive price and maintaining a sizeable profit gross margin of 28.21 %. A positive ROI of 18.41 % and minimal payback time of 5.43 years is predicted from 100 kg/batch of production. Environment analysis showed that total waste and energy consumption increased as production size increased. This simulation information will assist to predict the cost and environment impact at different size of productions.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3688/43381
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Azura Amid
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2015 10:03
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2016 13:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43381

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