Continuous Cultivation of Microorganisms - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123954961, 9780323152488

Continuous Cultivation of Microorganisms

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Second Symposium held in Prague June 18-23, 1962

Editors: I. Malek
eBook ISBN: 9780323152488
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1964
Page Count: 392
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Continuous Cultivation of Microorganisms deals with research studies on the continuous processes in cultivation and their applications in industrial production. Divided into 40 chapters, the book is composed of contributions of authors who have conducted extensive studies on continuous cultivation. The discussions start with situations and trends in the advancement of continuous cultivation, multi-stage continuous culture, the theory of multi-stage continuous cultures, and a stochastic model of continuous cultivation of microorganisms in several vessels. This discussion is followed by the presentation of the theory of continuous fermentation; the use of continuous culture method for analyzing cell functions; and a comparative study of cell mass production in a single and multistage cultivation. The book goes further with discussions on soil microbiology and the processes and environments involved in the culture of bacteria. The text also presents the fermentation processes of beer, lactic acid, alcohol, and liquor. The discussions are supported by methods, experiments, and numerical representations. The book also discusses electronic programs or automatic controls involved in fermentation processes. The selection is a vital source of data for those who are interested in conducting research on continuous cultivation.

Table of Contents



Situation and Main Trends in Further Developments of Continuous Cultivation of Microorganisms

Multi-Stage Continuous Culture

Theory of Multi-Stage Continuous Cultures


A Simple Stochastic Model of Continuous Cultivation of Microorganisms in Several Vessels


Contribution to the Theory of Continuous Fermentation

Use of Continuous Culture Method for Analyzing Cell Functions

Some Remarks to the Study of Physiological State of Microorganisms in Continuous Culture


The Rate of Yeast Mass Synthesis in Continuous Fodder Yeast Propagation

A Comparative Study of Cell Mass Production in a Single- and Multistage Cultivation


Application of the Continuous Flow Method in Soil Microbiology


Steady-State Enrichment Cultures of Bacteria

The Proportion of Streptomycin-Resistant Mutants in B. megatherium Cultures, Growing in Continuous Culture

Preliminary Studies for Continuous Production of Dextran


Study of the Biosynthesis of 6-Azauracil Riboside by Escherichia coli Β in a Multi-Stage Continuous Process


Continuous Two-Stage Culture of Streptococci


Continuous Chlortetracycline Fermentation

Chlortetracycline and Pigment Formation by Streptomyces aureofaciens in Continuous Culture


The Production of Ergot Alkaloids in Semi-continuous Process

Continuous Alcohol Fermentation in a New Apparatus of the Vertical Type

Principles of the Continuous Alcohol and Butanol-Acetone Fermentation Processes


Development of Apparatus for Continuous Beer Fermentation

Continuous Fermentation and Isolation of Lactic Acid


Continuous Culture of Saccharomyces cerevisiae


Function of Specific Growth-Rate Constant in Continuous Fermentation


Yeast Flocculation and Sorption in Continuous Fermentation of Sulphite Liquors


Continuous Two-Stage Aerobic Cultivation of Baker's Yeast

Rapid Method for the Determination of Wild Yeast in Baker's Yeast Production


The Behaviour of Oidium lactis in Continuous Culture on Carbohydrates and on Fatty Acids

Continuous cultivation of Yeast as a Possibility of Utilizing "Nonphysiological" Substances

Continuous Production of Yeast from Phenol-Containing Substrates


Further Experiments on the Treatment of Spent Liquors by Homogenous Continuous Culture


Studies on Continuous Fermentation of Phenosolvan-Extracted Industrial Effluents from Soft Coal Pyrolysis by a Strain of Rhodotorula glutinis

Prediction of Flow Rates for Continuous Fermentation of Phenosolvan-Extracted Wastes from Soft Coal Pyrolysis by Activated Sludge


Decontamination of Industrial Effluents by Means of Anaerobic Continuous Action of Reducing Sulphur Bacteria

An Electronic Program Controller for a Continuous Flow Fermentation Process


On the Continuous Fermentation of Soured Milk and its Process Automatic Control

Mixing and Scale-up Characteristics of an Aspergillus Culture Broth

The Polarographic Determination of Oxygen Uptake and Transfer Rate in Aerobic Steady-State Yeast Cultivation on Laboratory Plant Scale


General Discussion

Report on the Activity of the World Coordination Center for the Research of Continuous Cultivation in Prague

Unified Fundamental Symbols for Continuous Cultivation of Microorganisms

Author Index

Subject Index


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