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Reading points from Belter textbook

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Reading points from Belter textbook, Bioseparations Ch 1 – Overview of bioseparations Scale and product concentration in biotech processes vs traditional chemical processes Biotech: Highly dilute feeds, modest production scales Sec 1.1 Diversity of products and cell lines in biotech Typical petroleum company has 10 products, typical drug company will make 200 Common features of biotech processes despite diversity 1. Usually start with a dilute suspension, and try to produce a highly purified product 2. The tremendous change implied by such a dilute feed and such a pure product means that these separation are elaborate and expensive. Length and complexity of bioprocesses vs traditional chemical processes. Sec 1.2 Basic architecture of bioprocesses. Sec 3.4 – centrifugal filtration A special case of filtration: centrifugal force rather than pressure drives the fluid through the cake. Given filter cake is on a cylindrical surface, not a flat surface, the filtrate flowrate depends on “r”.
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