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Process Development in Antibiotic Fermentations : Cambridge Studies in Biotechnology - C. T. Calam

Process Development in Antibiotic Fermentations

Cambridge Studies in Biotechnology

Hardcover Published: 31st July 1987
ISBN: 9780521304900
Number Of Pages: 228

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This book provides a consistent, modern analysis of process development in antibiotic fermentation. It is divided into three parts: the first deals with the scientific background of the subject, the second with process development in the laboratory, and the third with industrial fermentation plants and pilot plants. The discussion shows how problems change as processes and yields change. Written from a practical standpoint, the book gives examples of development work that lend support to the background information. It will be particularly useful to students of applied microbiology and to those postgraduate microbiologists who are widening their experience to include both microbiology and engineering.

Preface
Background
Introduction
The microorganisms and methods of culture
Microbial physiology
Microbial biochemistry
Subsidiary factors important in production fermentations
Submerged culture conditions: the interaction between environment and genotype
Process Development in the Laboratory
Laboratory fermentation process development
Assessment and understanding of experimental results
Strain improvement
Methods for laboratory process development
Industrial Fermentation Plants and Pilot Plants
Fermentation plants and pilot plants
Process development in the fermentation plant
Two plant problems: infection and variations in the level of production
Postscript
Bibliography
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521304900
ISBN-10: 0521304903
Series: Cambridge Studies in Biotechnology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 31st July 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.51