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This report presents the proceedings of the Biochemical Engineering Symposium held at Kansas State University, April 28, 1979. Since a number of the contributions will be published in detail elsewhere, only brief reports of each contribution are included here. Requests for further information on work at Iowa State University should be directed to Dr. Peter J. Reilly; at Colorado State University to Drs. V. G. Murphy and A. R. Moreira, and at Kansas State University to Drs. L. T. Fan and L. E. Erickson.

Properties of a Homogeneous Xylobiohydrolase from Aspergillus niger, Mary M. Frederick, Iowa State University

Kinetic Studies on the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose–Absorption and Desorption of Cellulase onto Cellulose and the Behavior of Absorbed Cellulase, Yong-Hyun Lee and L. T. Fan, Kansas State University

Properties of a Homogeneous Endo-Xylanase from Aspergillus niger, Ricardo Fournier A., Iowa State University

Solid State Fermentation of Manure Fibers, D. C. Ulmer, Colorado State University

Analysis and Consistency of Experimental Data for Microbial Growth on Renewable Resources, B. 0. Solomon, Kansas State University

Biochemical Mechanisms of Enzyme Regulation, Frederick A. Blum, Colorado State University

An Evaluation of Cellulose Pretreatments for Enzymatic Hydrolysis, David H. Beardmore, Kansas State University

Use of Immobilized 8-Amylase/Glucoamylase Mixtures to Produce High Maltose Syrups, Carol G. Bohnenkamp, Iowa State University

Effect of Viscosity on Bubble Behavior in an Airlift Fermentor, Vasanti Deshpande, Kansas State University

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Institute for Systems Design and Optimization, Kansas State Univers


Manhattan, KS


Biochemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium