Increased L-Ornithine Production by an Arg Mutant of Acinetobacter Iwoffi

Amund, O.O ; Mackinnon, G ; Higgins, I.J (1983)

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The metabolic production of L-ornithine by an arg mutant of Acinetobacter Iwoffi using n-hexadecane as sole carbon source was studied. Time course experiments under optimised conditions showed that L-ornithine production was growth related, with maximum concentrations (10.5gl-1) accumulating in the late exponential phase of growth.