Lactic acid and volatile fatty acid fermentation

Lactic acid is an organic acid generated from the acid stage fermentation process from carbohydrate metabolism. ... Typically fermentation of carbohydrates results in a mixture of organic acids including volatile fatty acids (VFAs) aceticpropionic and butyric acids as well as lactic acid, ethanol, butanol and acetone.


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