Development of a simple intensified fermentation strategy for growth of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1: physiological responses to changing environmental conditions

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title = "Development of a simple intensified fermentation strategy for growth of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1: physiological responses to changing environmental conditions",
abstract = "The development of a simple pH-stat fed-batch fermentation strategy for the production of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1 and magnetosomes (nanoscale magnetic organelles with biotechnological applications) is described. Flow cytometry was exploited as a powerful analytical tool for process development, enabling rapid monitoring of cell morphology, physiology and polyhydroxyalkanoate production. The pH-stat fed-batch growth strategy was developed by varying the concentrations of the carbon source (lactic acid) and the alternative electron acceptor (sodium nitrate) in the feed. Growth conditions were optimized on the basis of biomass concentration, cellular magnetism (indicative of magnetosome production), and intracellular iron concentration. The highest biomass concentration and cellular iron content achieved were an optical density at 565 nm of 15.5 (equivalent to 4.2 g DCW·L-1) and 33.1 mg iron·g-1 DCW, respectively. This study demonstrates the importance of analyzing bacterial physiology during fermentation development and will potentially aid the industrial production of magnetosomes, which can be used in a wide range of biotechnology and healthcare applications.",
keywords = "Magnetosomes, Flow cytometry, Physiology of magnetotactic bacteria, pH-stat fermentation",
author = "Alfred Fern{\'a}ndez-Castan{\'e} and Hong Li and Owen Thomas and Timothy Overton",
year = "2018",
month = nov,
day = "25",
doi = "10.1016/j.nbt.2018.05.1201",
language = "English",
volume = "46",
pages = "22--30",
journal = "New Biotechnology",
issn = "1871-6784",
publisher = "Elsevier",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Development of a simple intensified fermentation strategy for growth of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1

T2 - physiological responses to changing environmental conditions

AU - Fernández-Castané, Alfred

AU - Li, Hong

AU - Thomas, Owen

AU - Overton, Timothy

PY - 2018/11/25

Y1 - 2018/11/25

N2 - The development of a simple pH-stat fed-batch fermentation strategy for the production of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1 and magnetosomes (nanoscale magnetic organelles with biotechnological applications) is described. Flow cytometry was exploited as a powerful analytical tool for process development, enabling rapid monitoring of cell morphology, physiology and polyhydroxyalkanoate production. The pH-stat fed-batch growth strategy was developed by varying the concentrations of the carbon source (lactic acid) and the alternative electron acceptor (sodium nitrate) in the feed. Growth conditions were optimized on the basis of biomass concentration, cellular magnetism (indicative of magnetosome production), and intracellular iron concentration. The highest biomass concentration and cellular iron content achieved were an optical density at 565 nm of 15.5 (equivalent to 4.2 g DCW·L-1) and 33.1 mg iron·g-1 DCW, respectively. This study demonstrates the importance of analyzing bacterial physiology during fermentation development and will potentially aid the industrial production of magnetosomes, which can be used in a wide range of biotechnology and healthcare applications.

AB - The development of a simple pH-stat fed-batch fermentation strategy for the production of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1 and magnetosomes (nanoscale magnetic organelles with biotechnological applications) is described. Flow cytometry was exploited as a powerful analytical tool for process development, enabling rapid monitoring of cell morphology, physiology and polyhydroxyalkanoate production. The pH-stat fed-batch growth strategy was developed by varying the concentrations of the carbon source (lactic acid) and the alternative electron acceptor (sodium nitrate) in the feed. Growth conditions were optimized on the basis of biomass concentration, cellular magnetism (indicative of magnetosome production), and intracellular iron concentration. The highest biomass concentration and cellular iron content achieved were an optical density at 565 nm of 15.5 (equivalent to 4.2 g DCW·L-1) and 33.1 mg iron·g-1 DCW, respectively. This study demonstrates the importance of analyzing bacterial physiology during fermentation development and will potentially aid the industrial production of magnetosomes, which can be used in a wide range of biotechnology and healthcare applications.

KW - Magnetosomes

KW - Flow cytometry

KW - Physiology of magnetotactic bacteria

KW - pH-stat fermentation

U2 - 10.1016/j.nbt.2018.05.1201

DO - 10.1016/j.nbt.2018.05.1201

M3 - Article

VL - 46

SP - 22

EP - 30

JO - New Biotechnology

JF - New Biotechnology

SN - 1871-6784

ER -