membrane bioreactor

A vessel in which cells are cultured on or behind a permeable membrane, which allows the diffusion of nutrients to the cells, but retains the cells themselves. A variation is the hollow-fibre reactor.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Membrane bioreactor — (MBR) is the combination of a membrane process like microfiltration or ultrafiltration with a suspended growth bioreactor, and is now widely used for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment with plant sizes up to 80,000 population… …   Wikipedia

  • filter bioreactor — A cell culture system, in which cells are grown on a fine mesh of an inert material, which allows the culture medium to flow past it but retains the cells. This is similar in idea to membrane and hollow fibre reactors, but can be much easier to… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • tank bioreactor — A fermentation vessel designed to grow large scale quantities of a micro organism (bacteria, yeast or fungi). Most tank bioreactors are designed to be stirred mechanically, since this allows effective distribution throughout the culture of gas… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Biochemical engineering — is a branch of chemical engineering or biological engineering that mainly deals with the design and construction of unit processes that involve biological organisms or molecules. Biochemical engineering is often taught as a supplementary option… …   Wikipedia

  • Benzotriazole — Structure du benzotriazole Général Synonymes azimidobenzene aziminobenzene 2,3 diazaindole 1,2,3 triazaindène …   Wikipédia en Français

  • List of waste water treatment technologies — The following page consist of a list of waste water treatment technologies: * Activated sludge systems [ [http://www.oost vlaanderen.be/docs/nl/gc/35447.%20afvalwaterzuivering%20op%20landbouwbedrijven.pdf Overview of activated sludge system with… …   Wikipedia

  • MBR — may refer to: Minerações Brasileiras Reunidas, a division of Caemi Malaysian Book of Records Master boot record, the first sector of a partitioned data storage device, used for booting Membrane bioreactor Memory buffer register Microwave… …   Wikipedia

  • Earth Rangers — is a registered non profit organization located in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1999 by Robert Schad, Earth Rangers focuses on providing environmental education to youth through school assemblies and hands on action programs.Earth… …   Wikipedia

  • Environmental impact of shipping — A cargo ship discharging ballast water into the sea. The environmental impact of shipping includes greenhouse gas emissions and oil pollution. Carbon dioxide emissions from shipping is currently estimated at 4 to 5 percent of the global total,… …   Wikipedia

  • мембранный биореактор — — [А.С.Гольдберг. Англо русский энергетический словарь. 2006 г.] Тематики энергетика в целом EN membrane bioreactorMBR …   Справочник технического переводчика

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.