chemostat


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che·mo·stat

(kē'mō-stat),
A fermenter for microbial growth in which the ratio of growth to synthesis of secondary products is controlled by the rate at which new medium is added to the culture.

chemostat

[kē′məstat′]
a device that assures a steady rate of cell division in bacterial populations by maintaining a constant environment.

chemostat

a growth chamber designed to allow input of nutrients and output of cells on a controlled basis.

chemostat

a vessel that provides constant growth conditions for bacteria.
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The application of ambr as a semicontinuous chemostat model will save scientists valuable time with media and process development, enabling them to rapidly scale up an optimum perfusion culture process for increased protein yields," said Barney Zoro, ambr product manager.
The application of ambr as a semi-continuous chemostat model will save scientists valuable time with media and process development, enabling them to rapidly scale up an optimum perfusion culture process for increased protein yields," said Barney Zoro, ambr product manager.
Grazing pressure by a bacterivorous flagellate reverses the relative abundance of Comamonas acidovorans PX54 and Vibrio strain CB5 in chemostat cocultures.
Aoki S, Hino A (1996) Nitrogen flor in a chemostat culture of the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis.
In reality, we know very little about the microbial population dynamics within this organ and the extent to which the chemostat model accurately simulates the intestinal environment.
These avenues of attack can be pursued in a tightly defined chemostat arena or in a relatively simple marine life-table flow-through environment by adjusting the conditions that interact to allow the impoundment type or epizootic type of shell disease to develop.
The text also addresses the static and dynamic behavior of the basic unstructured model of the chemostat.
Enzymic analysis of the Crabtree effect in glucose-limited chemostat cultures of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Optimization and stability of glucoamylase production by Aspergillus niger in chemostat culture.
Following the period of batch growth, the system was operated in chemostat mode by continuously pumping the 1% PTYG medium Pseudomonas fluorescens flow rate of 2 ml/min for 72 h.
Bifurcation from a limit cycle in a two predator--one prey ecosystem modeled on a chemostat.