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bioprocess

[¦bī·o¦prä·səs]
(biochemistry)
A technique used to produce a commercial substance (such as alcohol) by a biological process (that is, via microbial fermentation).
A technique used to prepare a biological material (usually genetically engineered) for commercial use.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The complex composition of the process media and the requirement for increased productivity have substantiated the need for measurement and automation technology used in bioprocesses. Sample Report Access Source https://www.mrrse.com/sample/19679 These insights have been curated from the intelligence report, titled, " Bioprocess Analyzer Market --Global Industry Analyzer, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019-2027," which has been freshly incorporated in Market Research Reports Search Engine's (MRRSE) overarching armamentarium.
But continuous unit bioprocesses, running for weeks or longer, essentially require their own specialized monitoring, documentation and process controls based on measurements of a wider variety of analytes, including upstream culture media nutrients and their metabolites/waste products, and the product being manufactured along with undesired structural variants and contaminants.
For that reason, most of universities try to purchase or to develop real bioreactors (laboratory or pilot reactors); in this way the laboratories can be achieved by using real bioprocesses. Of course, it is essential to apply the theory on real bioprocesses, but in most cases this method is expensive, and in some situations there are biological risks; therefore, in many cases simulators are used (Gonzalez-Cruz et al., 2003).
Today, the exploitation of modern control strategies for bioprocesses, and in particular for wastewater treatment processes, is hindered by some problems [1-3]: the nonlinearity of dynamics, uncertainty of process parameters, and absence of cheap and reliable instrumentation.
Articles cover the newest applications, including bioprocesses involving hydrophobic materials such as oils and fats, value-added products from carbohydrate substrates, including ethanol production, and other potential bioprocesses such as applications for antiviral and anti-HIV drugs.
Bioprocesses sometimes eliminate conventional steps in chemical synthesis while enabling cost-effective manufacturing.
"The latest additions to our technology portfolio provide the support manufacturers need, and carry forward Pall's promise to bring continuous bioprocesses to life."
Saha, Barua, and Sinha bridge the gap between control system engineering and biotechnology, presenting a rigorous theoretical analysis for the control of nonlinear systems such as bioprocesses. Their topics are a novel see-saw bioreactor; simulating bioprocess and the development of BIPROSIM, a general purpose simulation program; the dynamic optimization of a bioprocess using a genetic algorithm; bioprocesses and time delay control; experimentation on the bioreactors; and the future scope of research.
Chemicals from biomass; integrating bioprocesses into chemical production complexes for sustainable development.