Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 39–44 | Cite as

Simulated scale-up of a yeast fermentation using a loop bioreactor

  • B McNeil
  • B Kristiansen


A tubular loop reactor was used to carry out the simulated scale-up of aSaccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation. Performance of the microorganism was assessed in terms of biomass, ethanol concentration respiratory quotient and yield. The behaviour of the culture was shown to be similar in loop reactor (tc, 10s) and STR.


Biomass Fermentation Organic Chemistry Bioorganic Chemistry Ethanol Concentration 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • B McNeil
    • 1
  • B Kristiansen
    • 1
  1. 1.Strathclyde Fermentation CentreUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK

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