Centrifugal Separations in Biotechnology

Centrifugal Separations in Biotechnology by Wallace Woon-Fong Leung

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This book is the first devoted to centrifugal separation in biotechnology. It is of value toprofessionals in the chemical, bioprocess, and biotech sectors, and all those concerned with bioseparation, bioprocessing, unit-operations and process engineering.Key topics covered include a full introduction to centrifugation, sedimentation and separation; detailed coverage of centrifuge types, including batch and semi-batch centrifuges, disk-stack and tubular decanter centrifuges; methods for increasing solids concentration; laboratory and pilot testing of centrifuges; selection and sizing centrifuges; scale-up of equipment, performance prediction and analysis of test results using numerical simulation.A comprehensive guide to centrifuges, their optimal development and operation in the biotechnology industryApplications for the separation of proteins, DNA, mitochondria, ribosomes, lysosomes and other cellular elementsProvides detailed process information and data to assist in the development of particular processes from existing systemsExplores the commercial applications of centrifuges in biotechnologyGuidance on troubleshooting and optimizing centrifuges
Publication Date:
16 / 08 / 2007

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