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Unformatted text preview: You can do it with relatively high volume, with a high flow and a relatively high level of turbidity HEPA filters important for a number of biomedical applications Air from labs that might contain pathogens is HEPA-filtered and then released into the atmosphere Animals in labs are sometimes housed in HEPA-filtered environments o Membrane filters These serve as a surface against which you can trap particles Some of these filters are very large and high capacity Small-scale membrane filters are often used in labs, such as for solutions or buffers Rotating membrane ultrafiltration (RMU) Vortex-flow filtration (VFF) o The biggest limitation of filtration is that it has a harder time removing smaller organisms, such as microplasma, and viruses...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09