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The Processing Plant
The process involves growing the cells in a fermenter, immobilising them on a gel, and then placing them in the reactor.

Question

Although the enzyme is stable to propeneonitrile, the reagent is fed continuously to the batch reactor in order to keep its concentration down. Can you suggest a reason for this procedure?

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Question

The yield on propenonitrile is nearly 100 %. What waste is produced in this process?

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