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What is the name of the liquid contained in a fermenter during the process of creating penicillin?
Culture Broth
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What is biotechnology?
Biotechnology is the alteration of natural biomolecules using science and engineering
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What are fermenters used to grow?
Microorganisms
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What is an aseptic precaution?
An aseptic precaution is the process of removing any bacteria and fungi from an item, for example a fermenter
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Mycoprotein is sold under what brand name?
Quorn. Mycoprotein is made from fusrium and can be used as replacment meat
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Fusarium is made up of what fibres?
Hyphae
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Microorganisms are faster to grow than crops and animals. True or False?
True, Micro organisms can double in population in as little as 20 minutes
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Which enzyme is used to make cheese?
Chymosin
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What are biofuels?
Biofuels are fuels that are made by or from living organisms such as plants
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Are biofuels renewable?
Yes, Biofuels can be made continuoslly without running out
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