Biochemical Engineering - Fermentation Reactors - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Fermentation Reactors - Section 1 (Q.No. 15)
In aerobic yeast fermentation for production of citric acid from alkanes using a fed-batch culture, why alkanes are slowly fed to the yeast?
Citric acid is toxic to the cells
Alkanes cause foaming
Fast addition of alkanes will inhibit the cells and reduce oxygen transfer rates
Fast addition of alkanes will cause the cells to grow too quickly
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