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Statement 1: Sterilization of media is a downstream process?

Statement 2: Product recovery is a downstream process?


Option: 1

Both statements 1 and 2 are correct

Option: 2

Only statement 2 is correct

Option: 3

Only statement 2 is incorrect


Option: 4

Only 1 statement is incorrect.

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Downstream processing entails recovering pure products as well as treating wastewater. Product recovery can be accomplished through a series of processes that include cell separation by settling, centrifugation, or filtration; product recovery by disruption of cells when the product is produced intracellularly and product extraction and purification. Finally, the effluents are treated chemically, physically, or biologically.

Option b is the correct answer.


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