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Semicontinuous culture

Stefanie Greve S.Greve at tu-bs.de
Mon Aug 24 14:43:52 EST 1998


yarlipo at my-dejanews.com wrote:
> 
> Does anyone know the name for the cultivation method during fermentation,
> when you add nutrient medium, perform batch cultivation, then after the
> cycle's over you take away part of the culture liquid with cells, add
> nutrient medium and start a new cycle? I thought it would be fed-batch, but
> some of my colleages say that fed-batch is when you constantly add the
> nutrient medium.
> 
> Thank you
> 
> Tigran Arzumanov
> 
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Hello, Tigran!

Your colleagues are right in describing a fed-batch culture as being
continuously fed. For further details see: S. John Pirt "Principles of
Microbe and Cell Cultivation", Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1975 
ISBN 0-632-01455-5.

Greetings 


Stefanie



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