Specific growth rate at maximal cell volume on different limiting nutrients

Range Phosphate ~0.68: tryptophan ~0.43 hour^-1
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.215 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID4935320
Comments "If phosphate or tryptophan is the limiting nutrient, the relationship is not monotonic, the mean cell volume has a maximal value at specific growth rates of approximately 0.68 hr^-1 and 0.43 hr^-1 for phosphate and tryptophan, respectively."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109480