The kinetic model of cell growth is substantially capable to predict product formation. Mathematical models provide a strategy for solving problems encountered in fermentation process. A biochemical engineering approach to address this problem could be to develop a mathematical model which not only helps in the understanding of the system but also predicts various cultivation strategies to facilitate the optimization of a fermentation process, saving much of the time and cost for performing experiments. The presented overview indicates that many of the environmentally relevant aspects in growth kinetics are still waiting to be discovered, established, and exploited. A kinetic model that describes microbial growth, product formation and substrate consumption and the experimental data were fitted with modified logistic equation.
Part of the book: Cell Growth