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fermentation
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The anaerobic breakdown by microorganisms of complex organic substances, especially carbohydrates, to CO2 and alcohol; fermentation is also used to describe the process by which various chemical or pharmaceutical compounds can be made in large tanks, called fermenters, that contain microorganisms or plant or animal cells, and the nutrients they require to live and grow.
Definition Source
US, Environmental Protection Agency
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/6138.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/6138
Used For
co-fermentation
cofermentation
Broader Term
anaerobiosis
processing technology
Narrower Term
alcoholic fermentation
batch fermentation
continuous fermentation
Crabtree effect
lactic fermentation
liquid state fermentation
malolactic fermentation
solid state fermentation
stuck fermentation
submerged fermentation
Related Term
bioreactors
biotechnology
douchi
fermentation industry
fermented foods
fermented sausages
fermented vegetables
fermenters
food microbiology
food processing
gas production (biological)
industrial microbiology
kombucha
lees
starter cultures
wort (brewing)
Spanish
fermentación
Term Number
6138