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Synonyms for fermentation

a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances

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Although Aspergillus niger is the traditional producer of citric acid, during the last 30 years the use of yeasts for citric acid fermentation processes has attracted the interest of researchers.
The conditions especially favourable to the citric acid fermentation are low nitrogen supply, high concentration of sugar, and nitrogen supplied as ammonium salts rather than as nitrates.