Centrifugal Separations in Biotechnology

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Centrifugal Separations in Biotechnology

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Författare: Wallace Woon-Fong Leung
E-bok ISBN: 9780081026359
ISBN: 9780081026342
Språk: English
Upplaga: 2
Utgivningsår: 2020

Centrifugal Separations in Biotechnology, Second Edition, is the only book on the market devoted to centrifugal separation in biotechnology. 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.

Centrifugal Separations in Biotechnology, Second Edition, provides guidance on troubleshooting and optimizing centrifuges, and then goes on to explore the commercial applications of centrifuges in biotechnology. It gives detailed process information and data to assist in the development of particular processes from existing systems. It is of value to professionals in the chemical, bioprocess, and biotech sectors, and all those concerned with bioseparation, bioprocessing, unit-operations and process engineering.

  • Provides a comprehensive guide to centrifuges, their optimal development, and their operation in the biotechnology industry
  • Updated throughout based on developments in industrial applications and advances in our understanding of centrifugal separations in biotechnology
  • Discusses applications for the separation of proteins, DNA, mitochondria, ribosomes, lysosomes and other cellular elements
  • Includes new sections on use of optimal polymer dosage in waste treatment, new centrifuge designs for applications in algae processing, biopharma, and more