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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Kakadu is home to the oldest continuous culture on earth.
In addition, plant extracts are categorized in generally recognized as safe for human consumption; therefore, numerous studies have evaluated the efficacy of EO and essential oil compounds (EOC) with the aim of replacing antibiotic rumen modulators such as monensin, using an in vitro batch culture systems [2,5-7] and continuous culture systems [8-10].
Their culture is the world's oldest continuous culture, a culture that is alive today," ambassador Dr Axel Wabenhorst said.
An asset of GREENSEA is the diversity of its culture systems: batch culture systems (Annular and disposable bags, photobiore-actors), or continuous culture systems (tubular photobioreactor), representing a total of 100 m3 and spanning over 800m2.
"Australia is a vibrant, multicultural country; home to the world's oldest continuous culture, as well as Australians who identify with more than 300 ancestries.
Shear stress tolerance and biochemical characterization of Phaeodactyylum tricornutum in quasi steady-state continuous culture in outdoor photobioreactors.
The continuous culture system causes another type of stress to the cells as a consequence of the inoculation with a lesser number of cells.
The stability of equilibrium solutions for nonlinear dynamic system was discussed by introducing its linearization in continuous culture [13,14,27].
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.
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