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Table 2 Process Economic analysis for raw material cost calculation for production of pullulan using DOJSC

From: Deoiledjatropha seed cake is a useful nutrient for pullulan production

Raw material Process I Process II
  Requirement (g/L media) Rate ($/Kg) Cost/L media
($)
Pullulan produced
g/L
Cost of raw material/Kg
Pullulan produced
($)
Requirement
(g/L media)
Rate
($/Kg)
Cost/L media
($)
Pullulan produced
(g/L)
Cost of raw material/Kg Pullulan
produced ($)
Glucose 150 0.8 0.1 66.8 1.8 150 0.8 0.1 83.13 1.4
Yeast Extract 15 70 1.1   15.7 -     
Peptone 20 28 0.6   8.4 -     
DOJSC -     - 80 0.1 0.01   0.1
Total      25.9      1.5
  1. *The prices were obtained as per the rate of supply of commercial grade bulk materials by Hi-Media, India (1 USD = 50 INR).
  2. Process I: Roy Choudhury et.al [8]
  3. Process II: Present study