Biotechnology: Fermenters, Asepsis & Bioremediation | A-level Biology | OCR, AQA, EDEXCEL

| September 7, 2016

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In this video we’ll look at the use of biotechnology in scaling up the production of drugs. To achieve this we’re going to look at the usage and setup of fermenters and their components and explain the concept of asepsis in order to maximize yield and prevent contaminations. Then we’ll investigate two ways of production, continuous culture and in batches - with primary metabolites and secondary metabolites respectively, and highlight the production of penicillin. Finally, we’ll look at the process of water purification called bioremediation and conclude with an exam style question.

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