Model Based Optimization of a SCP Fermentation Process

  • S. Kotob
  • Ch. Albrecht
  • M. Juraidan


The emphasis of the SCP research at KISR has been on optimizing the process for improved productivity of methanol-utilizing monoculture. The use of computers to optimize and control the fermentation process is of great economic importance1–4. Many citations in the literature show the gain in production of industrial enzymes and SCP by computer control5,6.


Oxygen Transfer Yield Coefficient Oxygen Transfer Rate Biological Optimization Flow Rate Substrate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kotob
    • 1
  • Ch. Albrecht
    • 2
  • M. Juraidan
    • 1
  1. 1.Kuwait Institute for Scientific ResearchSafatKuwait
  2. 2.Institute of BiotechnologyAcademy of Sciences of the GDR, DDRLeipzigGermany

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