Optimum Condition for Acetic Acid Fermentation Using Mume (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc) Fruits

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  • 손상수 (영남대학교 식품가공학과) ;
  • 지원대 (영남대학교 식품가공학과) ;
  • 정현채 (영남대학교 식품가공학과)
  • Published : 2003.06.01


To produce acetic acid from Mume (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc) fruits, fermentation conditions were optimized by a response surface methodology (RSM) using the fractional factorial design with 3 variables and 5 levels. The coefficient of determination ($R^2$) of response surface regression equation for acetic acid production was 0.9462. Optimum conditions for acetic acid production were involved with 8.76% of alcohol content 26.27$^{\circ}C$ of fermentation temperature and 8.42% of sugar content. Finally, predicted level of acetic acid production at these conditions was 3.23%.


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