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bioreactor

[′bī·ō·rē‚ak·tər]
(biochemistry)
A vessel that is used for the fermentation and production of living organisms, such as bacteria or yeast.
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This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the bioreactors industry that provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.
This is because the ambr system mimics benchtop bioreactors, offering better environmental control and thus more representative culture performance than shake flasks and has been shown to be an excellent tool for high throughput process development8
Even though the membrane bioreactor market is experiencing some tough times, the market can be tapped if handled strategically.
Integration of single-use bioreactors -- which use hardware and software control systems similar to their predecessors, and single-use or disposable bags, vessels and containers -- is providing innovative and early adopter firms with these new levels of value.
They took regular samples of bioreactor sludge from each of the facilities over the course of a year and, using state-of-the-art genome sequencing software, they analyzed more than 400,000 gene sequences of the microbes in the sludge.
A 1-liter bioreactor would normally produce 4 milliliters of hydrogen per day, says Bruce Logan of Pennsylvania State University in University Park.
We are now conducting, at our own plant in Melbourne, an on-site assessment, measuring levels of sunlight, temperature, land availability, flue gas composition and water quality for the bioreactors.
The phenomenon of particle separation in rotating bioreactors has been modelled both experimentally and theoretically by Muzzio et al.
The first large-scale sulfate-reducing bioreactor has been operating effectively since 1996, Gusek says.
There are numerous types of bioreactors with varied applications, ranging from production of medicinal compounds to beer and wine making.
Overall, we expect the parallel plate bioreactors to strengthen our position in the emerging bio-pharm market," Spatz said.
Bioreactors are large pots, cylinders, or columns that can produce extensive amounts of biological materials.