Substrate saturation constants and maximum specific growth rate constants for E. coli grown with glucose as the sole source of carbon and energy

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Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Kovarova-Kovar, K., Egli, T. Growth Kinetics of Suspended Microbial Cells: From Single-Substrate-Controlled Growth to Mixed-Substrate Kinetics. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews 1998 Sep62(3):646-66. p. 651 Free online articlePubMed ID9729604
Primary Source List of refs in table
Method Researchers focus on growth and growth-linked biodegradation kinetics of suspended heterotrophic cultures where the substrates are available in the bulk liquid
Comments The table contains values for different strains at various temperatures. Longest doubling time 3hours 39 min (ML 30 at 17.4°C µmax=0.19/hour), shortest doubling time 34min (ML 308 at 37°C µmax=1.23/hour) see table for more details
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 102533