Effect of Draft Tube, its Height and Air Flow Rate on Growth Kinetics of Baker’s yeast in Bubble Column

P. V. Chavda, P. B. Vanzara, R. A. Sengupta


The significance of baker’s yeast to meet the demand of food in a world of low agricultural production and rapidly increasing population makes its production extremely important. Choosing a proper type of bioreactor is a key step in achieving maximum yield. In the present work, batch cultivation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae was carried out in Rectangular Bubble Column (RBC) and Rectangular Draft Tube Bubble Column (RDTBC) with different draft tube height and their relative performances at varying air flow rates were evaluated.

Keywords: Baker’s yeast, Draft tube Bubble Column, Growth kinetics

Cite this Article P.V. Chavda, P.B. Vanzara, R.A. Sengupta. Effect of Draft Tube, its Height and Air Flow Rate on Growth Kinetics of Baker’s yeast in Bubble Column. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Biotechnology. 2017; 7(3): 28–32p

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.37591/(rrjobt).v7i3.58


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