Fuel 217 (2018) 420–426 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Fuel journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/fuel Full Length Article Enhanced production of microbial lipids from waste oﬃce paper by the oleaginous yeast Cryptococcus curvatus a,b a, c Neelamegam Annamalai , Nallusamy Sivakumar , Piotr Oleskowicz-Popiel Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 36, Muscat – 123, Oman Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1680, East-West Road, Honolulu – 96822, HI, USA Institute of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, Berdychowo 4, 60-965 Poznan, Poland GR APHICAL A BSTRACT ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Waste paper has a potential to serve as renewable feedstock for the bioreﬁneries of fuels, chemicals and ma- Biodiesel terials due to rich in cellulose and its abundance at low cost. In the present study, pretreated waste oﬃce paper Waste oﬃce paper (WOP) was enzymatically hydrolysed and used for lipid production by Cryptococcus curvatus. The results sug- Hydrolysate gested that the WOP hydrolysate supplemented with ammonium sulphate (2 g/L) and yeast extract (0.5 g/L) as Oleaginous yeast nitrogen source at a C/N ratio of 80 were the most suitable for high yield of lipids. The biomass,
Fuel – Elsevier
Published: Apr 1, 2018
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