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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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The conditions for which best result obtained from the shaker flask were translated for studies at fermentor level.
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After AAT expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast, expression increased through fermentor, and the properties of this protein, including molecular mass, and inhibition are measured.
The following day it was boiled and transferred to the fermentor where a Belgian wheat yeast strain was added.
The resistant phenotype was again shown to be inherited since the use of pre-exposed fermentation culture for inoculation of fresh fermentor media with 1% GP indicated absence of initial bacteriocidal effect.