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Application of membrane separation in biotechnology

Ismail, Ahmad Fauzi and Lai, Ping Yean (2001) Application of membrane separation in biotechnology. In: National Biotechnology Seminar 2001, 10-13 November 2001, Pulau Pinang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Membrane technology emerges as one of the most important separation methods, which have captured the attention of industries, related to biochemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and food industries. Due to the current intensive development and expansion, membrane technology is also rapidly gaining market recognition and application in Malaysia. Factors accelerating the positive growth of membrane market in Malaysia include economic factors, technology, support industries and awareness in environmental safety and health. Therefore, this paper seeks to review the separation mechanism, advantages and applications of synthetic polymeric membranes in biotechnology.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dialysis, membrane, microfiltration, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:5257
Deposited By: Norhani Jusoh
Deposited On:12 Mar 2008 09:16
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:28

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