Maximal cell volume on tryptophan as limiting nutrient

Value 1.38 μm^3
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Shehata TE, Marr AG. Effect of nutrient concentration on the growth of Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1971 Jul107(1):210-6. p.214 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID4935320
Comments "Figure 5 (BNID 109483) shows a plot of mean cell volume as a function of the specific growth rate governed by the concentration of tryptophan. As the specific growth rate increases, the mean cell volume increases to a maximal value of 1.38µm^3 and then decreases."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109477