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fer·ment·er

(fĕr-ment'er),
A large container used in cultures of microorganisms.

fermenter

(fər-mĕn′tər)
n.
1. An organism that causes fermentation.
2. also fermentor An apparatus that maintains optimal conditions for the growth of microorganisms, used in large-scale fermentation and in the commercial production of antibiotics and hormones.

fermenter

see BIOREACTOR.
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You can aerate the wort by sealing the fermenter and shaking it vigorously for a few minutes or by beating it with a sanitized whisk for the same amount of time.
Mason added: "Having no first-hand knowledge of fermenters or steam raising eguipment, the University was delighted when Fulton took the lead on discussing its conceptual and detailed designs with Solaris, as the two companies were able to ensure that its systems worked seamlessly together.
The fermenter is thus supplied with the mashed biosuspension.
On day 10 of each period, two 10-ml samples were collected from each fermenter, using a wide-bore pipette, at 3 h post morning feeding for FA analysis (AbuGhazaleh and Jacobson, 2007) and bacterial analysis (AbuGhazaleh et al.
Further tests with a 100-liter fermenter are planned, says Liu.
A thermo-tolerant and deoxyglucose-resistant mutant of Saccharotnyces cerevisiac was developed and employed to convert them to fuel ethanol in a 150 litre fermenter.
When it comes to fermenter size, is smaller always more beautiful?
In terms of technological equipment it comprises an LF20 fermenter (http://www.
In comparing the wet and dry fractionation methods, Khullar's research team found that when using the wet fractionation method, the result is even higher ethanol concentrations coming out of the fermenter and better quality co-products than the dry method.
Place the mixture in your fermenter and press firmly.
Implementations may include liquefying the hydrolyzed cellulose stream to form a raw sugars stream, separating xylitol from the raw sugars stream and fermenting the sugars stream to form a raw ethanol stream by reacting the sugars stream with a yeast feed in at least one fermenter.