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Review on applications of sago starch processing effluent

Abdul Malek, Mohd Izhar and Azmi, Azlin Suhaida and Mohamad Puad, Noor Illi (2016) Review on applications of sago starch processing effluent. In: 4th International Conference of Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE) 2016, 25-27 July 2016, Malaysia.

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This paper overviews reported studies on the hydrolysis of starch via acid and enzyme. Sago starch processing effluent (SSPE) is a carbohydrate rich waste material that has a potential to be used as a substrate for fermentation process. As it contains high amount of organic compounds, usual practice of disposing it into the nearby river will only lead to the pollution and disruption to ecosystem. Studies have been done to look for the application of the effluent such as for algae cultivation, growth of purple nonsulfur phototrophic bacteria and biofuel production. Acid hydrolysis has a long history for its application to modify starch. However, main disadvantages of acid hydrolysis are relatively low yield and excessive formation of by-products. Enzymatic hydrolysis have become the new alternative where the conventional method of starch hydrolysis using acid has been replaced by the process of using starch saccharifying enzymes such as α-amylase and glucoamylase.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 5339 / 52659
Uncontrolled Keywords: sago starch processing effluent; acid hydrolysis; enzymatic hydrolysis
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: Noor Illi Mohamad Puad
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2016 13:22
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2017 14:11
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52659

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