Determination of Kinetic Parameters and Metabolic Modes Using the Chemostat

  title={Determination of Kinetic Parameters and Metabolic Modes Using the Chemostat},
  author={R. Boden and Lee P Hutt},
Continuous cultures in the form of chemostats limited by carbon source, energy source, nitrogen, phosphate, or oxygen are commonly used where reproducible growth or a continuous supply of biomass is needed. Originally, they were developed as means to determine a range of kinetic parameters such as specific molar growth yield (Y ) and derived parameters such as maximum specific molar growth yield (YMAX), maximum specific growth rate (μMAX), maintenance coefficient (mS), specific maintenance rate… Expand

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