NEET Zoology Biotechnology Principles and Processes Questions Solved

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What is a bioreactor used for? Name a commonly used bioreactor and any two of its 

components.

Use. small volume cultures cannot yield appreciable quantities of products. To

produce products in large quantities, bioreactors are used. Bioreactors are vessels

in which raw materials are biologically converted into specific products, individual 

enzymes, etc. using microbal plant, animal and human cells.

Commonly used bioreactor: Simple-stirred tank bioreactor

Its two components:

(i) Motor

(ii) Foam breaker

(iii) Flat blended impeller

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