Cyanide and Macro-Nutrients Content of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Biomass Cultured in Cassava Mill Effluents
International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017, Pages: 176-180
Received: Sep. 28, 2017; Accepted: Oct. 26, 2017; Published: Nov. 20, 2017
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Sylvester Chibueze Izah, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
Sunday Etim Bassey, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
Elijah Ige Ohimain, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
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This study investigated the cyanide and some macro nutrient contents of Saccharomyces cerevisiae biomass cultured in cassava mill effluents. The S. cerevisiae biomass produced was filtered and washed with distilled water and then re-filtered. The resultant sludge/biomass recovered were oven dried. The cyanide and macro nutrient contents were analyzed. The results of the macro nutrients were 331.67 mg/kg (Calcium), 679.30 mg/kg (Magnesium), 22075.30mg/kg (Potassium) and 215.04mg/kg (Sodium). The cyanide content was 0.055mg/100g, being lower than dietary cyanide limits for animal feed. The cyanide and macro nutrient suggests potential suitability of S. cerevisiae biomass cultured in cassava mill effluents for animal feed
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Animal Feed, Biotechnology, Cyanide, Cassava Mill Effluents
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Sylvester Chibueze Izah, Sunday Etim Bassey, Elijah Ige Ohimain, Cyanide and Macro-Nutrients Content of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Biomass Cultured in Cassava Mill Effluents, International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2017, pp. 176-180. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmb.20170204.15
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