Principles of Fermentation Technology

Principles of Fermentation Technology

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This second edition has been thoroughly updated to include recent advances and developments in the field of fermentation technology, focusing on industrial applications. The book now covers new aspects such as recombinant DNA techniques in the improvement of industrial micro-organisms, as well as including comprehensive information on fermentation media, sterilization procedures, inocula, and fermenter design. Chapters on effluent treatment and fermentation economics are also incorporated. The text is supported by plenty of clear, informative diagrams. This book is of great interest to final year and post-graduate students of applied biology, biotechnology, microbiology, biochemical and chemical engineering.All micro-organisms require water, sources of energy, carbon, nitrogen, mineral elements and possibly vitamins plus oxygen if aerobic. ... On a large scale one must normally use sources of nutrients to create a medium which will meet as many as possible of the following criteria: 1. It will produce the maximum yield of product or biomass per gram of substrate used. 2. ... However, other more expensive pure substrates may be chosen if the overall cost of the complete process can beanbsp;...

Title:Principles of Fermentation Technology
Author:Peter F. Stanbury, Allan Whitaker, Stephen J. Hall
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-10-22


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