Maximum volume fraction of cells in distilled water

Value 0.63 Unitless
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference M. Reuß, D. Josic, M. Popovic, and W.K. Bronn, Viscosity of Yeast Suspensions, European J. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 8,167175 (1979)
Method Calculated from equations 8 and 9
Comments This maximum value corresponds roughly to the arithmetic mean of the values for cubic and rhombohedric arrangements of spheres in close packing
Entered by Uri M
ID 103877