Fermentation and Microbial Metabolism

Microbes may “manage” more biological processes than even the experts of the moment may realize. The microbiome is often found at the intersection of novel evolutionary and biomedical understandings of fundamental cell processes. Microbes are essential team players in digestive physiology and fermentation process. While they take up a big role directing or influencing living and biogeophysical landscapes, they provide only minute signals that require high resolution respirometry and environmental instrumentation to acquire.

Important System Considerations

  • Highest resolution, variable flow through or constant volume respirometry
  • Rugged and compact systems for field use
  • Benchtop systems that provide automated acquisition across multiple chambers
  • Broad range, high stability CO2 measurement
  • High-resolution water vapor pressure, relative humidity, and Dewpoint analyzer
  • Expandable to include CH4 analysis

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Classic Line

Sable Classic line instruments provide the ultimate combination of performance and flexibility in in the measurement and control of gas, flow, humidity, temperature and pressure. We offer a broad range of devices that can be configured as a…
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Relevant Publications

Relevant Publications

Bettin, S. M., Isique, W., Franco, D. W., Andersen, M. L., Knudsen, S., & Skibsted, L. H. (2002). Phenols and metals in sugar-cane spirits. Quantitative analysis and effect on radical formation and radical scavenging. European Food Research and Technology, 215(2), 169-175.

Craft, J. A., Stanford, J. A., & Pusch, M. (2002). Microbial respiration within a floodplain aquifer of a large gravel‐bed river. Freshwater Biology, 47(2), 251-261.

Fessenden, J. E., Clegg, S. M., Rahn, T. A., Humphries, S. D., & Baldridge, W. S. (2010). Novel MVA tools to track CO2 seepage, tested at the ZERT controlled release site in Bozeman, MT. Environmental Earth Sciences, 60(2), 325-334.

Eilers, K. G., Debenport, S., Anderson, S., & Fierer, N. (2012). Digging deeper to find unique microbial communities: the strong effect of depth on the structure of bacterial and archaeal communities in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 50, 58-65.

Min, B. R., Pinchak, W. E., Anderson, R. C., Fulford, J. D., & Puchala, R. (2006). Effects of condensed tannins supplementation level on weight gain and in vitro and in vivo bloat precursors in steers grazing winter wheat. Journal of animal science, 84(9), 2546-2554.

Riordan, J. T., Muthaiyan, A., Van Voorhies, W., Price, C. T., Graham, J. E., Wilkinson, B. J., & Gustafson, J. E. (2007). Response of Staphylococcus aureus to salicylate challenge. Journal of bacteriology, 189(1), 220-227.

Van Voorhies, W. A. (2012). Robust metabolic responses to varied carbon sources in natural and laboratory strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PloS one, 7(1), e30053.