Copper is not suitable for the construction of the fermenters.

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Copper is not suitable for the construction of the fermenters.

A. True

B. False

This question was posed to me in exam.

The doubt is from Practical Considerations For Bioreactor Construction topic in division Reactor Engineering of Bioprocess Engineering

The correct option is A. True

Easy explanation: Copper and copper-containing materials must be avoided in all parts of the fermenter contacting the culture because of its toxic effect on cells.