Design of a Fermentor
Fermentation can be defined as a metabolic process in which cheap raw materials such as sugar or carbohydrates are converted into economically important products like acids, gases and alcohols by micro-organism. This process is carried out in a equipment called as fermentor.
What is a Fermentor?
A Fermentor can be defined as a vessel in which sterile nutrient media and pure culture of micro-organism are mixed and fermentation process is carried out under aseptic and optimum condition.
Fermentor provides a sterile environment and optimum condition that are important for growth of micro-organisms and synthesis of desired product.
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