fermentation

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Anaerobic decomposition or sugars and starches (carbohydrates) in organic material (cereals and fruits) into ethyl alcohol, carbon dioxide, methane, etc., by microorganisms such as bacteria and yeast (which contains enzymes). Penicillin, some vitamins (such as riboflavin and B12), soy sauce, and yogurt are also fermentation products.

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A large number of visitors to the distillery are surprised by how complicated and time consuming the fermentation process is.
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The fermentation process in beer making is the most important step, without the decomposition that takes place during the process the thing we know as beer would cease to exist.
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Bears and bees are affected by the fermentation of berries and the effect of eating them causes them to behave like they are intoxicated.
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