Lengths, surfaces, and volumes of cells growing in steady state at 37 °C

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Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Trueba FJ, Koppes LJ. Exponential growth of Escherichia coli B/r during its division cycle is demonstrated by the size distribution in liquid culture. Arch Microbiol. 1998 Jun169(6):491-6. p.492 table 1PubMed ID9575234
Method Electron microscopy
Comments The size distributions at the instant of birth [O(x)] and cellular separation [f(x)] were estimated from deeply constricted cells, i.e., from cells just before division. Let n ?(x) denote predicted frequency of cells of size x and y(x) denote observed frequency.
Entered by Uri M
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