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Biotechnology. A pilot scale commercial fermentation unit. Fermenters of this type are used to grow genetically engineered cultures of bacteria, viruses and micro-organisms in bulk, at suitable temperatures and with the right mix of nutrients. Under these conditions the cultures can produce a maximum yield of product on a large scale. Substances such as interferon and monoclonal antibodies are produced in this way.
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