continuous culture

con·tin·u·ous cul·ture

a technique for production of microbes or microbial products in which nutrients are continuously supplied to the fermenter.

continuous culture

the culture of MICROORGANISMS in a liquid MEDIUM under conditions in which additions to and removals from the medium can be made over an extended period of time. In this way, nutrients and space are not exhausted. Compare BATCH CULTURE.
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Ms Farrands said as the worlds oldest continuous culture, Aboriginal people could make claim to be the worlds first astronomers.
Castilljios et al [30] reported that thymol at 500 mg/L in a continuous culture system decreased the substrate fermentability; total VFA concentration and molar proportion of acetate and increased the molar proportion of propionate.
2009) found that the continuous culture system with immobilized cells has improved butyric acid productivity and consequently reduced product separation cost.
The Laboratory of Microbial Ecology, Ghent University, and ProDigest, also in Ghent, have a well-established model of the human digestive system consisting of a three-stage continuous culture system called SHIME (Simulator of Human Intestinal Microbial Ecology).
The Summit focused on the importance of quality, what it means to laboratory professionals, and how to promote a continuous culture of excellence within the laboratory field.
The best remaining tropical savannah in the world across CapeYork, the Kimberley and the top end of Australia, known and managed by the oldest continuous culture on earth.
Therefore, it suggests that frequent application of low doses might be best for achieving high density and continuous culture of D.
Another way administrators can support a continuous culture of teacher learning is to ensure that teacher evaluation is aligned with today's best practices.
It is also the best place in Oz to see examples of ancient Aboriginal rock painting, the primary artform of the world's oldest continuous culture.
Among specific topics are unraveling the ecology of antibiotic resistant bacteria in the nasopharynx, using gene swapping to study the gene induction of glycopeptide resistance, using DNA arrays to study transcriptional responses to anti-mycobacterial compounds, measuring heme levels and respiration rate in Salmonella enterica serovar tymphimurium, applying continuous culture to measure the effect of environmental stress on mutation frequency in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, identifying efflux-mediated multi-drug resistance in bacterial clinical isolates by two simple methods, and rapid methods for testing inhibitors of mycobacterial growth.
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