bioreactor

<chemistry> A tool, device or closed container, used for generating products using the synthetic or chemical conversion capacity of a biological system, such as enzyme reactions and fermentation. ... They can be classical fermentors, cell culture perfusion systems, or enzyme bioreactors. For production of proteins or enzymes, recombinant micr
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bioreactor

bioreactor 1. A microorganism that, through its biochemical reactions, can produce medically or commercially useful materials, e.g., beer from fermentation of yeast or insulin from genetically altered bacteria. 2. A living cell culture genetically engineered to produce materials useful for research in biology, medicine, and industrial processes. 3
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