Corn steep liquor powder can be used in microbial fermentation, such as antibiotics (penicillin, erythromycin, gentamicin, spectinomycin hydrochloride,aureomycin, etc.),vitamins(VC,VB2,etc.), amino acid (monosodium glutamate, Lysine,phenylalanine,etc.), Enzyme(amylase, glucoamylase,etc.) and as nutrients supplements like water-soluble vegetable protein and water-soluble nutrients etc.
Corn steep liquor powder is an inexpensive nutritional supplement for a wide variety of industrial microbiological processes. For example, this material was used in production of cellulase from a fungal endophyte,as an adjunct to bioethanol production.