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Title: Ultrafiltration of bovine blood plasma
Author: Hurst, Nicholas W.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3584 9539
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1980
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An evaluation of the pilot-scale ultrafiltration of bovine blood plasma was conducted using tubular cellulose acetate membranes in a Paters on Candy International ultra-filtration unit. The effects on ultrafiltration of various operating parameters were studied including plasma feed pressure over the range 3.3 to 8.4 kg cm-2 mean feed pressure, feed temperature over the range 20 to 45°C and feed flow rate over the range 7.5 to 15.51 min-1. Trials were carried out maintaining feed composition constant at about 60 mg ml-1 protein concentration followed by studying the effects on ultrafiltration of plasma concentrations up to about 150 mg ml-1 protein concentration.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Biochemistry