Fermentation: an art from the past, a skill for the future

Brian McNeil, Linda M. Harvey

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Chapter defines 'fermentation' and the possible uses of fermenters, and sets the scope for the book. It then proceeds in a methodical manner to cover the equipment for research scale fermentation labs, the different types of fermenters available, their uses and modes of operation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPractical Fermentation Technology
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2008


  • fermentation expression systems
  • fermentation skills and knowledge
  • membrane proteins function
  • fermentation-derived medicines
  • upstream or fermentation stage
  • degenerative illnesses

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