Definition of Chemostat

1. Noun. (biochemistry) An apparatus for the continuous culture of microorganisms in a steady state ¹



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Definition of Chemostat

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chemostat

1. Apparatus for maintaining a bacterial population in the exponential phase of growth by regulating the input of a rate limiting nutrient and the removal of medium and cells. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chemostat

chemoserotherapy
chemosignal
chemosignals
chemosis
chemosmosis
chemosmotic
chemosorb
chemosorbed
chemosorbing
chemosorbs
chemosorption
chemosorptive
chemospecificity
chemosphere
chemostasis
chemostat (current term)
chemostats
chemosterilant
chemosterilants
chemosterilizer
chemosterilizers
chemostratigraphy
chemosurgeries
chemosurgery
chemosurgical
chemosymbiosis
chemosymbiotic
chemosyntheses
chemosynthesis
chemosynthetic

Literary usage of Chemostat

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Samples were removed from the chemostat at appropriate intervals and assayed ... at a slight disadvantage in the chemostat It is therefore unlikely that the ..."

2. RREL Hazardous Waste Research Symposium: Abstract Proceedings, 19th Annual (1993)
"These experiments were conducted in batch systems (62-mL serum vials sealed with aluminum crimp-top caps) containing organisms taken from the chemostat and ..."

3. Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation: The Mexico '96 Workshop by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Mexico '96 Workshop, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development., Zapata, Francisco BolĂ­var (1997)
"Data obtained in our laboratory from carbon-limited chemostat cultures supplied with mixtures of pollutants and alternative carbon substrates, indicate that ..."

4. Bioremediation: The Tokyo '94 Workshop by OECD Staff, Yoshitaka Ando, Tokyo '94 Workshop (1994), Salomon Wald, OECD (1995)
"Earlier investigations indicated that simultaneous utilisation of mixtures of carbon substrates in a chemostat might result in reduced residual steady-state ..."

5. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"British Medical Journal 1:759-762. [2,C, pp. 10,11] 65. Harris-Smith R and Evans CGT. 1968. The Porton mobile enclosed chemostat ..."

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