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 (bī′ō-prŏs′ĕs, -prō′sĕs)
1. A technique that produces a biological material, such as a genetically engineered microbial strain, for commercial use.
2. Production of a commercially useful chemical or fuel by a biological process, such as microbial fermentation or degradation.

bi′o·proc′ess v.


(ˌbaɪ oʊˈprɒs ɛs; esp. Brit. -ˈproʊ sɛs)
1. a method or procedure for preparing biological material for commercial use.
2. to treat or prepare through bioprocess.
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Increased process complexity, generally requiring better understanding of unit bioprocesses and their integration
Chemicals from biomass; integrating bioprocesses into chemical production complexes for sustainable development.
The company continues to seek partnerships with leading companies to develop bioprocesses for stem cell therapies, and is looking for opportunities in the field of cancer stem cells.
Bioprocesses sometimes eliminate conventional steps in chemical synthesis while enabling cost-effective manufacturing.
Combined with ProMetic Mimetic LigandTM technology, the alliance will become a center for therapeutic production, from the lab bench to optimised scaled-up bioprocesses.
The quantitative treatment of bioprocesses is the central theme of this book, while more advanced techniques and applications are covered with some depth.
Some general process safety techniques apply to bioprocesses, but others must be adapted, and still others are unique to it.