News tagged with bioreactors

Cloning strong, high-quality forest trees

(Phys.org) —University of Georgia researchers are working to produce faster-growing sweetgum trees by growing embryogenic sweetgum cultures in bioreactors, computer-operated systems used for growing cells under controlled ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Ecology
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Plasma in a bag

Plastic bags coated by plasma at atmospheric pressure serve as a GMP laboratory for the cultivation of adherent cells. The plasma is used to modify the internal surface of the bag specifically, so that different ...

dateJun 10, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Sea sponges offer hope for new medicines

(Phys.org)—Flinders University researcher Dr Jan Bekker is on a mission to chemically fingerprint South Australia's marine sponges, with the wider aim of identifying new compounds that could ultimately ...

dateOct 11, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Superman-strength bacteria produce gold

At a time when the value of gold has reached an all-time high, Michigan State University researchers have discovered a bacterium's ability to withstand incredible amounts of toxicity is key to creating 24-karat ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Biochemistry
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