turbidostat


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turbidostat

[tər′bid·ə‚stat]
(microbiology)
A device in which a bacterial culture is maintained at a constant volume and cell density (turbidity) by adjusting the flow rate of fresh medium into the growth tube by means of a photocell and appropriate electrical connections.
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In [13], authors proposed a turbidostat model with the feedback control, and the sufficient conditions of existence of positive order-1 periodic solution were obtained by using the existence criteria of periodic solution of a general planar impulsive autonomous system.
Bennett, "Assessment of selenium toxicity in algae using turbidostat culture," Water Research, vol.
Song, "Delay induced oscillations in a turbidostat with feedback control," Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, vol.
Chen, "Impulsive state feedback control of the microorganism culture in a turbidostat," Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, vol.47, no.4, pp.1224-1239, 2010.
Continuous production of acetone and butanol by Clostridium acetobutylicum growing in turbidostat culture, Biotechnol Lett, 1982, 4, pp.
Furthermore, Peter Wangersky, MCIC, of the Oceanography Department at Dalhousie University had developed a turbidostat for continuous large-scale culture of marine microalgae.