International Journal of Polymer Science / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Compositions of the culture media used for growth of the Xanthomonas campestris strains and for fermentation to produce xanthan gum.

ComponentYM mediumControl fermentation mediumAlternative fermentation medium

Glucose (g·L−1)10
Peptone (g·L−1)5
Yeast extract (g·L−1)3
Malt extract (g·L−1)3
Urea (%)0.010.01
K2HPO4 (%)0.10.1
Shrimp shell (%)2–10
Sucrose (%)2