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Definition of fermentation

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

A chemical change with effervescence; an enzymatically controlled anaerobic breakdown of an energy-rich compound (as a carbohydrate to carbon dioxide and alcohol or to an organic acid)

An enzymatically controlled transformation of an organic compound

Definition as written by Terry:

Many gardeners ferment the tomato seeds they collect for planting in following years.


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