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Author Ramakrishna, S. V. ♦ Prakasham, R. S.
Source CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1999
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Sanitary & municipal engineering
Description Immobilization of microbial cells in biological processes can occur either as anatural phenomenon or through artificial process. While the attached cells innatural habitat exhibit significant growth, the artificially immobilized cells areallowed restricted growth. Since the time first reports of successful application ofimmobilized cells in industrial applications, several research groups worldover have attempted whole-cell immobilization as a viable alternative to conventional microbial fermentations. Various immobilization protocols and numerous carrier materials were tried.
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Journal Current Science p
Volume Number 77
Issue Number 1