History of Fermentation

  • 200

    Frmented Tea

    Frmented Tea
    The Chinese used fermented tea to treat a variety of illnesses around 220B.C
  • Living things

    Living things
    Schwann, the German scientist,concluded that fermentation is a result of living things.
  • fermentation is caused by Yeast

    fermentation is caused by Yeast
    The French chemist Louis Pasteur determined that fermentation is caused by yeast.
  • Enzymes in Yeast

    Enzymes in Yeast
    A german scientist named Eduard Buchner recieved the Noble prize for showing that enzymes in yeast cells, not the yeast cells themselves, cause fermentation.
  • How enzymes cause fermentation

    How enzymes cause fermentation
    Two scientists,Arthur Harden and Hans Euler-Chelpin, determined exactly how enzymes cause fermentation.
  • Uses of Fermentation

    Uses of Fermentation
    The use of Fermentation to make brad rise and to produce alcholic beverages is as old as the development of agriculture itself, which most scholars date back to about 8000B.C