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Used to sterilize liquid air hepa filters membrane

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Unformatted text preview: Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. * To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: edadacho@aecom.yu. edu 1 2007 | Issue 5 | e457 1. Physical methods: filter steriliza4on •  Filtration avoids the use of heat on sensitive liquids and gases –  Pores of filter are too small for organisms to pass through –  Pores allow liquid or gas to pass through •  Depth filters –  Fibrous sheet or mat made from an array of fiber (paper or glass). –  Used to sterilize liquid, air. –  HEPA filters •  Membrane filters –  Function more like a sieve –  A type of membrane filter is the nucleation track (nucleopore) filter. –  Filtration speed can be increase by syringe, pump, or vacuum Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. Filter Steriliza4on Depth filter Membrane filter Membrane filter: nucleopore Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. 2. Chemical methods: an4microbial agents Antimicrobial agents can be classif...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Catone during the Spring '07 term at CSU Fullerton.

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