A @B00662@ in which constant growth conditions for microorganisms are maintained over prolonged periods of time by supplying the reactor with a continuous input of nutrients and continuous removal of medium.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 149 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'chemostat' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01053 RISBibTexEndNote