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aC, chemical synthesis; E, enzymatic method; Ex, extraction; F, fermenta-

aC, chemical synthesis; E, enzymatic method; Ex, extraction; F, fermenta-

a factured by fermentation, except for glycine, which does not have optical isomers, and methionine, which has a similar effect as a feed additive in both l- and DL-forms.

In addition to being used as a seasoning agent and a feed additive, amino acids are currently used widely as a raw material for the sweetener Aspartame (N-L-a-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine 1-methyl ester), for pharmaceuticals and agrichemicals, for infusion and oral nutrition, for surfactants, and so forth, based on their reactivities and nutritional, pharmacological, and flavoring effects.

In connection with amino acid fermentation, many reports have been published on the physiological properties of amino acid-producing microorganisms. The following discussions stress problems from the standpoint of practically manufacturing amino acids on an industrial scale.

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