Fermentation process and applications

Fermentation process is defined as aA chemical change caused by microorganisms acting on organic materials.

The method of natural production of alcohol is an example of fermentation process.

Applications of Fermentation

  • Foods
  • Animal Feed
  • Beverages
  • Drugs
  • Antibiotics

Fermentation Process of alcohol production

  • Sucrase is transfered into glucose by sucrase.

C12H22O11 + H2O→ 2C6H12O6

  • Glucose is transfered into ethanol(ethyl alcohol) and carbon dioxide by zymase.

C6H12O6 → C2H5OH + CO2

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