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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 932934, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/932934
Research Article

Comparison of Different Strategies for Selection/Adaptation of Mixed Microbial Cultures Able to Ferment Crude Glycerol Derived from Second-Generation Biodiesel

1Department of Chemistry and Biosciences, Aalborg University, 2350 Copenhagen, Denmark
2Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
3Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, 7465 Trondheim, Norway

Received 29 May 2015; Accepted 12 July 2015

Academic Editor: Abd El-Latif Hesham

Copyright © 2015 C. Varrone 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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