active biomass


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active biomass

[¦ak·tiv ′bī·ō‚mas]
(microbiology)
The amount of a culture that is actively growing.
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The greater the accumulation of photosynthetically active biomass, the higher the reflectance of near-infrared (NIR) radiation, and lower the reflectance of red radiation, resulting in an increase in NDVI (SMITH et al., 2017).
Specifically, for the majority of Anammox process reactors, the balanced concentration of active biomass is largely dependent on [b.sub.AN].
Active biomass for different strains were generated using with inoculums medium (Nutrient Broth) and this active biomass were checked for cellulose production using with production medium (NAM+CMC) & pH was adjusted at 7.0.