A bioprocess is a process that uses complete living cells or their components to obtain desired products. Well-known examples of such products are bioethanol, beer, wine, penicillin, insulin, vinegar, fermented milk, citric acid, and industrial enzymes. Read more..
When private companies that produce pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, cosmetics, flavouring, fragrances, and industrial enzymes seek plant material to integrate into their commercial products, their undertaking is often termed bioprospecting. Read more..
Catalyst is a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction but which is left unchanged by the reaction. It works by providing an extended convenient surface for the reaction and by lowering the activation energy for the reaction. Read more..