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bioreactors
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Tools or devices for generating products using the synthetic or chemical conversion capacity of a biological system. They can be classical fermentors, cell culture perfusion systems, or enzyme bioreactors. For production of proteins or enzymes, recombinant microorganisms such as bacteria, mammalian cells, or insect or plant cells are usually chosen.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/8384.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/8384
Used For
biochemical reactors
Broader Term
biotechnology
processing equipment
Narrower Term
anaerobic digesters
enzyme bioreactors
membrane bioreactors
microbial fuel cells
moving bed biofilm reactors
photobioreactors
Related Term
enzymatic reactions
fermentation
Spanish
biorreactores
Term Number
8384