Definition of bioconversion in English:


Syllabification: bi·o·con·ver·sion
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōkənˈvərZH(ə)n


The conversion of organic matter, such as animal or plant waste, into a source of energy through the action of microorganisms.
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  • Using microorganisms for bioconversion of agricultural commodities to high-value products offers the potential for increased income to farmers.
  • The scientists' approach is called bioconversion, a process that uses certain microorganisms or enzymes to reposition groups of hydroxy fatty acids on chains of carbon in vegetable oils.
  • The bioconversion to scopolamine was highest when 100 mg l - 1 hyoscyamine was used.

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