Primary Metabolites

It has earlier been mentioned that primary metabolites, secreted by micro-organism, in turn are required by microorganisms. In this connection a detailed account of vitamins, organic acids and alcohols are given in this section of Primary Metabolites.

Content

» Vitamins
    » Vitamins B12
      » Chemical structure
      » Commercial production
 » Organic acids
    » Citric acid
      » Commercial production
      » Biochemistry of fermentation
    » Use of organic acids
 » Alcohols
    » Microorganism used in alcohol production
    » Fermentable substrates
    » Biochemistry of fermentation
      » Ethanol fermentation by yeasts
      » Ethanol fermentation by bacteria
    » Ethanol fermentation methods
    » Distilleries producing alcohols
    » Alcoholic beverages
      » Wine
      » Beer
      » Rum
      » Whisky
      » Sake
    » Uses of alcohols