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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 237806, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/237806
Research Article

Improved Properties of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) Produced by Comamonas sp. EB172 Utilizing Volatile Fatty Acids by Regulating the Nitrogen Source

1Department of Bioprocess Technology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Process and Food Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
3Department of Biological Functions and Engineering, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 2-4 Hibikino,Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 808-0196, Japan

Received 9 April 2013; Revised 3 August 2013; Accepted 8 August 2013

Academic Editor: José Luis Campos

Copyright © 2013 Mohd Rafein Zakaria et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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