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International Journal of Microbiology
Volume 2013, Article ID 815631, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/815631
Research Article

Design and Optimization of a Process for Sugarcane Molasses Fermentation by Saccharomyces cerevisiae Using Response Surface Methodology

1Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Nasr City, Cairo 11727, Egypt
2School of Civil Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia

Received 16 July 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Comi

Copyright © 2013 Nour Sh. El-Gendy 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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