6. Besides better aeration and mixing properties, what other advantages do stirred tank bioreactors have over shake flasks?
The advantages of stirred tank bioreactors over shake flasks are as follows:
1. Stirred tank bioreactors are utilised for large-scale production of biotechnological products, unlike the shake flask method which is used for small-scale production of products.
2. In stirred tank bioreactors, a small sample can be taken out for testing
3. Stirred tank bioreactors have foam breakers to control the foam
4. Stirred tank bioreactors have temperature and pH control systems