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Berkefeld filter

[′berk·ə‚feld ‚fil·tər]
(microbiology)
A diatomaceous-earth filter that is used for the sterilization of heat-labile liquids, such as blood serum, enzyme solutions, and antibiotics.
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For information, contact Sterling Berkefeld, Inc., Tel: (519) 824-4600.
Sterling Berkefeld is a company with German roots that has been manufacturing water treatment equipment for over 100 years, mostly for the international brewing industry.
(43) De manera equivocada, Olitsky habia "demostrado" que se podia cultivar el TMV en pulpa de tejidos enfermos y macerados, la cual despues de una doble filtracion por el filtro Berkefeld, supuestamente incrementaba su potencia y virulencia tras un periodo de incubacion por 7 dias a 30[grados] C.
The extraction procedure was improved when fetal calf extracts were passed through an unglazed porcelain filter (Berkefeld filter) to remove bacterial contaminants.
Wilhelm Berkefeld, a 19th century German engineer, was the first to recognize its filtration properties and developed tubular filters that he adapted to clean drinking water.
Rabies virus crosses the Berkefeld filter [in French], Comptes Rendus de la Societe de Biologie.
In partnership with Wetico Saudi Berkefeld, the recently-launched Shoaiba Barge SeaWater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant in Saudi Arabia is projected to be the country's first large-scale reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant and the world's largest sea-based desalination plant.
In partnership with WETICO Saudi Berkefeld, the recently-launched Shoaiba Barge SeaWater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant in Saudi Arabia is projected to be Saudi ArabiaCOs first large-scale reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant and the worldCOs largest sea-based desalination plant.
If we were going to use this water, running it through a sand filter first, and then a ceramic filter (such as the British Berkefeld) would greatly reduce the maintenance and prolong the working life of the ceramic filter.
(2.) Foerch C, Otto B, Singer OC, Neumann-Haefelin T, Yan B, Berkefeld J, et al.