Alcoholic fermentations

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Alcoholic fermentations, Wine and Beer production

Alcoholic fermentations, Wine and Beer production There is evidence that alcoholic drinks, including beer and wine, were being produced thousands of years before the Christian era, making them among the earliest known examples of the exploitation of microorganisms by humans. Ethanol results from the fermentation process, because the conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and water is incomplete: C6H12O6 −−−−−−−→ 2CH3CH2OH + …

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