Bioethanol Production by Sub Merged Fermentation from Carob Pod Extract by using Saccharomyces Sps

International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
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Volume - 9 Issue - 1                          
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Poonam Bindal & Vishwanatha.T
DOI :  10.14445/22490183/IJBTT-V9I1P601


MLA Style: Poonam Bindal & Vishwanatha.T "Bioethanol Production by Sub Merged Fermentation from Carob Pod Extract by using Saccharomyces Sps" International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology 9.1 (2019): 1-3.

APA Style:Poonam Bindal & Vishwanatha.T (2019). Bioethanol Production by Sub Merged Fermentation from Carob Pod Extract by using Saccharomyces Sps. International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology, 9(1), 1-3.


The exploration of rich in sugar residues of carob pod (Ceratonia siliqua) for bioethanol production has been investigated. The main types of feedstocks for the production of bioethanol are raw materials contain different form of fermentable sugar. The aim of this study is to evaluate the bioethanol production in submerged fermentation from carob pods. The extraction of sugars from the carob pod was conducted, achieving very good yields in a short period of time. Saccharomyces sps were isolated from different fruit samples and identified. Among the isolated Saccharomyces sps 01 showed the 20 % , Saccharomyces sps 02 produced 11%, and Saccharomyces sps 03 showed minimum of 9 % of ethanol production. The sugar syrup was allowed to fermentation process with different pH and temperature. At pH 5 showed maximum production compared to other pH condition. The maximum production of ethanol was seen at 30oC compare with different temperatures. The outcome of this experiment reviled that carob pod which is neglected and considered as agro sated can be used for large scale production of bioethanol by using specific yeast strains.


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Carob pod, Bioethanol and Yeast