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12th Biology 2013 Set1 Delhi Board Paper Solution

Question 13

Name two commonly used bioreactors. State the importance of using a bioreactor.

Two commonly used bio reactors are
(a) Simple stirred tank bioreactor
(b) Sparged stirred - tank bioreactor
Importance of Bioreactor
Large volumes of cultures (100 - 1000 litres) can be processed. Also bioreactor provide optimal conditions for getting the desired product by providing optimum growth conditions like temp, pH, substrate, salts, vitamins and oxygen.