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dc.contributor.authorBhattacharya, Sumana-
dc.contributor.authorNayaka, Amiya-
dc.contributor.authorGomes, James-
dc.contributor.authorBhattacharya, Sanjoy K-
dc.identifier.citationBiochemical Engineering Journal, 19(3), 229–235en
dc.description.abstractA continuous bioprocess for production of d-ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate (RuBP) using d-glucose as starting material is described. Based on ideal plug-flow reactor modeling using kinetic parameters, a series of plug-flow reactors were designed. A cohort of enzymes namely,hexokinase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (6PGDH), ribose-5-phosphate isomerase (RPI) and phosphoribulokinase, purified, immobilized and resident in five successive plug-flow reactors enables a series of conversion resulting in an overall 60% yield of RuBP from d-glucose. Continuous conversion using this series of reactor provides a convenient route to produce RuBP in large quantities that could be used as starting material in other bioprocesses.en
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dc.subjectRuBP productionen
dc.subjectCarbon dioxide fixation start-upen
dc.subjectImmobilized enzymesen
dc.titleA continuous process for production of d-ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate from d-glucoseen
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