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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2014, Article ID 273650, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/273650
Research Article

Biosynthesis of Xanthan Gum from Fermenting Shrimp Shell: Yield and Apparent Viscosity

1Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Bahia, 40210-630 Salvador, BA, Brazil
2Department of Chemical Analysis, Federal University of Bahia, 40171-970 Salvador, BA, Brazil
3Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, Federal University of São João del Rei, 36420-000 Ouro Branco, MG, Brazil

Received 17 June 2014; Accepted 18 July 2014; Published 10 August 2014

Academic Editor: Long Yu

Copyright © 2014 Larissa Alves de Sousa Costa 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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