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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 company has also been collaborating with Ganimede of Italy to offer an innovative new system: a vertical red fermenter with an internal diaphragm, which utilizes C[O.sub.2] generated by the fermentation to gently mix the cap and provide good immersion of the skin cap.
You can aerate the wort by sealing the fermenter and shaking it vigorously for a few minutes or by beating it with a sanitized whisk for the same amount of time.
Intrinsic and acquired antibiotic resistance makes them most difficult pathogen to treat.3 The non fermenter Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a well known feared pathogen in hospital settings and play an important role in causing nosocomial outbreaks among susceptible patients especially mechanically ventilated patients.9 Due to frequent use of antibiotics most of these organisms are now resistant to many routinely used antibiotics causing prescription failure.
Having successfully resolved the planning and health and safety aspects of the installation, Fulton was also tasked with discussing the fermenter's reguirements for process steam with Solaris, the Italian manufacturer.
Roles created will cover construction of the new fermenter, operation and key site support services.
"The real advantages of the FastFerment conical fermenter is that it allows users to brew in one vessel without having to transfer liquids.
You can aerate the wort by sealing the fermenter and shaking it vigorously for a few minutes, or beating it with a sanitized whisk for the same amount of time.
Some 400 jobs have been created with the Billingham fermenter expansion and a Quorn spokesman has already hinted at more jobs, telling us: "Monde Nissin wish to help Quorn grow, but do not want to get involved in the day-to-day running of the business.
In June 2014, Gevo commenced the co-production of isobutanol and ethanol at Luverne, with one fermenter dedicated to isobutanol production and three fermenters dedicated to ethanol production.
In the North East, Quorn - which grows and harvests by fermentation its own core ingredient, a naturally occurring plant protein - is currently creating a third fermenter at its production plant in Middlesbrough.
Scil's Halle fermenter can produce pharmaceutical actives for clinical trials and for market supply.
Scila[euro](tm)s Halle fermenter can produce pharmaceutical actives for clinical trials and for market supply.