Hydrodynamic effects on animal cells grown in microcarrier cultures


  • This work was presented in part at the Worcester Colloquium of the New England Biotechnology Association, Worcester, MA, March 21–22, 1985, and at the Annual Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chicago, IL, November 11–15, 1985.

  • This article was originally published in Biotechnol Bioeng 1987;29:130–141. The article has been re-typeset from the original and its content is unchanged. When citing this article, the original volume, issue, and pagination should be used.


Hydrodynamic phenomena in microcarrier cultures are investigated with regard to the development of improved reactor designs for large-scale operations. New concepts and theoretical models that describe new data as well as previously published data are presented. © 2006 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.