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1. An organism that causes fermentation.
2. also fer·men·tor An apparatus that maintains optimal conditions for the growth of microorganisms, used in large-scale fermentation and in the commercial production of antibiotics and hormones.
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The magic happens in eight gigantic fermentors, huge silver silos that tower on the edge of the seaside town of Redcar.
"By using the chiller and a bunch of quick-connect hoses, we were able to keep the fermentors on the floor and just hook them up as needed," he said.
The production site includes AIR17-fermentation on four production lines; two lines with 45 cubic meter fermentors each and two lines with 100 cubic meter fermentors each, which makes it the largest production site of its kind worldwide.
Seaham-based Autumn Brewing Co has already seen demand for its gluten-free drinks increase after investing in two dedicated fermentors at its Castle Eden Brewery, serving up a significant increase in its brewing capacity and capability.
Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems.
For laboratories limited on floor space but needing to sterilise tall items such as fermentors and large capacity Erlenmeyer flasks, or have a high-density load requirement, the latest version of the Priorclave C60 top loading autoclave could prove to be the perfect choice.
In the third quarter of 2012, DEINOVE already demonstrated the ability of optimized Deinococcus bacterium to transform 80% of a non-food biomass into simple sugars, and then convert these sugars into ethanol in laboratory fermentors (from 1 to 5 L) with a 3% titer.
TAP's fermentors are a great fit, expanding Sartorius' portfolio of single-use fermentors, the buyer said.
TAPa[euro](tm)s fermentors are a great fit, expanding Sartoriusa[euro](tm) portfolio of single-use fermentors, the buyer said.
The organic compound ethylene glycol chills the fermentors, brite tanks and the walk-in cooler where the beer is stored, replacing the Freon typically used in breweries' cooling set-ups.
Eppendorf now distributes New Brunswick products including their world renowned platform shakers, C02 Incubators, ULT Freezers, Bioreactors and Fermentors.