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17: Industrial Microbiology

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    Industrial microbiology is a branch of biotechnology that applies microbial sciences to create industrial products in mass quantities. There are multiple ways to manipulate a microorganism to increase maximum product yields. Introduction of mutations into an organism many be accomplished by introducing them to mutagens. The medical application to industrial microbiology is the production of new drugs synthesized in a specific organism for medical purposes

    Thumbnail: Märzen at Oktoberfest, served in the traditional 1-liter Maß.

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