Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 137–142 | Cite as

Modelling of oscillatory behaviour in continuous ethanol fermentation

  • Andrzej B. Jarzębski


It is shown that a tri-compartment cell population model with kinetics predicting decrease of product inhibition with decrease in substrate concentration can portray all dynamic situations observed in continuous ethanol fermentations depending on substrate concentration, from sustained oscillations to completely stable cultures.


Fermentation Organic Chemistry Cell Population Bioorganic Chemistry Substrate Concentration 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej B. Jarzębski
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  1. 1.Institute of Chemical EngineeringPolish Academy of SciencesGliwicePoland

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