The fermenters, seen here, have the capacity to grow bacteria, fungi, or yeast engineered to produce either advanced biofuels or enzymes for deconstruction of plant biomass.
The reactors are equipped with advanced controls, allowing researchers to carefully monitor and adjust pH, temperature, and dissolved oxygen, among other characteristics.
August 20, 2011 5:00 AM PDT
Photo by: James Martin/CNET
| Caption by: James Martin
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