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Optimization of fermentation conditions and properties of an exopolysaccharide from Klebsiella sp. H-207 and application in adsorption of hexavalent chromium.

Qiang L, Yumei L, Sheng H, Yingzi L, Dongxue S, Dake H, Jiajia W, Yanhong Q, Yuxia Z - PLoS ONE (2013)

Bottom Line: The resulting product showed good properties, such as high concentration of uronic acid (41.67%), low average molecular weight (about 1.94×10(5) Da) and porous surface structure, were very advantageous to biosorption.Therefore HZ-7 was applied to absorb hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)).These data suggest Klebsiella sp.

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Affiliation: School of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Jinan, Jinan, China. chm_ lq@ujn.edu.cn

ABSTRACT
The novel exopolysaccharide HZ-7 is produced by Klebsiella sp. H-207, and its fermentation conditions were optimized by response surface methodology (RSM). In this study, the optimized medium consisted of sucrose 31.93 g/L, KNO(3) 2.17 g/L and K(2)HPO(4) 5.47 g/L; while the optimized culture conditions consisted of seed age 13 h, with an inoculum size of 10.6% and incubation temperature of 28.9°C. A maximum HZ-7 yield of about 15.05 g/L was achieved under the optimized conditions using RSM and single-factor experiments. Next the exopolysaccharide HZ-7 was partially purified and characterized. The resulting product showed good properties, such as high concentration of uronic acid (41.67%), low average molecular weight (about 1.94×10(5) Da) and porous surface structure, were very advantageous to biosorption. Therefore HZ-7 was applied to absorb hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)). The maximum adsorption efficiency (99.2%) which was obtained at an initial pH of 1.0 along with an initial Cr(VI) concentration of 20 mg/L, was not affected by ordinary metal ions and temperature. These data suggest Klebsiella sp. H-207 exopolysaccharide will be promising potential for industrial application.

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The infrared spectra of HZ-7 before and after Cr(VI) adsorption.
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pone-0053542-g008: The infrared spectra of HZ-7 before and after Cr(VI) adsorption.

Mentions: FTIR was employed for functional groups analysis. The FTIR spectra of HZ-7 before and after Cr(VI) adsorption are shown in Figure 8. The peak intensity of the carbonyl groups (C = O) was decreased and shifted from 3412 to 3417 cm−1 after Cr(VI) adsorption. In addition, the absorbance peak of the acyl groups (C–O) was shifted from 1643 to 1649 cm−1. These results suggest that the carbonyl groups and acyl groups might be involved in the mechanism of chromium adsorption.


Optimization of fermentation conditions and properties of an exopolysaccharide from Klebsiella sp. H-207 and application in adsorption of hexavalent chromium.

Qiang L, Yumei L, Sheng H, Yingzi L, Dongxue S, Dake H, Jiajia W, Yanhong Q, Yuxia Z - PLoS ONE (2013)

The infrared spectra of HZ-7 before and after Cr(VI) adsorption.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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pone-0053542-g008: The infrared spectra of HZ-7 before and after Cr(VI) adsorption.
Mentions: FTIR was employed for functional groups analysis. The FTIR spectra of HZ-7 before and after Cr(VI) adsorption are shown in Figure 8. The peak intensity of the carbonyl groups (C = O) was decreased and shifted from 3412 to 3417 cm−1 after Cr(VI) adsorption. In addition, the absorbance peak of the acyl groups (C–O) was shifted from 1643 to 1649 cm−1. These results suggest that the carbonyl groups and acyl groups might be involved in the mechanism of chromium adsorption.

Bottom Line: The resulting product showed good properties, such as high concentration of uronic acid (41.67%), low average molecular weight (about 1.94×10(5) Da) and porous surface structure, were very advantageous to biosorption.Therefore HZ-7 was applied to absorb hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)).These data suggest Klebsiella sp.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: School of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Jinan, Jinan, China. chm_ lq@ujn.edu.cn

ABSTRACT
The novel exopolysaccharide HZ-7 is produced by Klebsiella sp. H-207, and its fermentation conditions were optimized by response surface methodology (RSM). In this study, the optimized medium consisted of sucrose 31.93 g/L, KNO(3) 2.17 g/L and K(2)HPO(4) 5.47 g/L; while the optimized culture conditions consisted of seed age 13 h, with an inoculum size of 10.6% and incubation temperature of 28.9°C. A maximum HZ-7 yield of about 15.05 g/L was achieved under the optimized conditions using RSM and single-factor experiments. Next the exopolysaccharide HZ-7 was partially purified and characterized. The resulting product showed good properties, such as high concentration of uronic acid (41.67%), low average molecular weight (about 1.94×10(5) Da) and porous surface structure, were very advantageous to biosorption. Therefore HZ-7 was applied to absorb hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)). The maximum adsorption efficiency (99.2%) which was obtained at an initial pH of 1.0 along with an initial Cr(VI) concentration of 20 mg/L, was not affected by ordinary metal ions and temperature. These data suggest Klebsiella sp. H-207 exopolysaccharide will be promising potential for industrial application.

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