It can take years to establish a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant; once it’s produced it then has to go through a vigorous testing process to ensure it meets industry standards. Implementing single-use technology can drastically reduce this time scale, making the production process much more efficient.
Bioproduction Resource Library
Fermentation is the term used by microbiologists to describe the production of a compound by means of the mass culture of a microorganism. This product can either be the cell itself (biomass production), the microorganism’s own metabolite or a foreign product.