An introduction to fermentation processes

  title={An introduction to fermentation processes},
  author={Peter F. Stanbury and Allan Whitaker and Stephen J. Hall},
This chapter introduces the reader to the fermentation industry and lays the foundation for the rest of the book. The range of products manufactured by fermentation is discussed followed by an explanation of the chronological development of the industry and the six key steps in its evolution, from the production of organic solvents to recombinant proteins and animal cell processes. A “typical” fermentation is then described in terms of its component parts, or unit operations, enabling the… CONTINUE READING

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