A Rotating Test-Tube Apparatus for Experimental Fermentations

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THE examination of different species or mutants of moulds calls for a simple and compact apparatus in which fermentations can be conducted in large numbers. The 'shaken flask' technique1 has proved of great value, but even this requires a good deal of space if many tests are to be carried out at the same time.

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BAKER, P. A Rotating Test-Tube Apparatus for Experimental Fermentations. Nature 163, 732 (1949) doi:10.1038/163732a0

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