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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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It's already spent around PS10m on groundworks for the new fermenter, and bosses say the work would also lead to expansion at its Stokesley factory.
Add cool water to your fermenter to roughly the volume of wine you want to make.
The fermenter is thus supplied with the mashed biosuspension.
Four single flow continuous fermenters (800 ml) were used in 4x4 Latin square design with 4 periods of 10 d each.
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.
Colonies of non-lactose fermenters appear colourless, while bile tolerant Gram-positive organisms, such as Staphylococci and non-faecal Streptococci, are completely inhibited.
As he recalls, he was talking to Leo McCloskey of Enologix, the Santa Rosa-based premium wine-consulting firm, and McCloskey insisted that high-quality red wine could only come out of small fermenters.
Main focus in this paper is on fermenters and preparation of constituents for batch-feed fermentation supervision and control in refinery as central unit in alcohol production.
The size of the smooth flame is adjustable and, when used with a gas cartridge safety adapter, it has applications in production plants, fermenters, laboratories or outdoors.
The new fermenters will enable us to brew about 115,000 this year," he said.