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Separation of Bioproducts Cell culture bioreactors produce a dilute mixture of cells in an aqueous medium. Recovery of the product proteins from these cells may require disruption of the cells. This creates a host of problems. Cell walls and organelles must be removed. Proteins must be concentrated from a highly dilute solution that is mostly composed of water and other small molecules. The desired proteins must be separated from other macromolecules with similar physical properties. For biologically active proteins, separations must not only be specific for the target proteins, but also gentle enough to prevent denaturation and loss of biological activity and suitable for large-scale operation.

This microscopic chemical plant contains its own power station, which operates with admirably high efficiency. It also contains its own sophisticated control system, which maintains appropriate balances of mass and energy fluxes through the links of its internal reaction network. Cell membranes are not simply passive containers for the cell's contents. Rather, they are highly organized, dynamic, and structurally complex biological systems that regulate the transfer of specific chemicals through the cell wall.

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