Temperature at which exponential growth is carried out - lowest growth temperature for any organism

Range -12 ˚C
Organism Bacteria Psychromonas ingrahamii
Reference Breezee J, Cady N, Staley JT. Subfreezing growth of the sea ice bacterium "Psychromonas ingrahamii". Microb Ecol. 2004 Apr47 (3):300-4. p.303 left column 1st paragraphPubMed ID14994177
Method 23 replicate glass test tubes with a saline broth medium were precooled to -12°C, inoculated with the culture, and incubated at a continuous temperature of -12°C for the duration of the experiment.
Comments Generation time of 240 h, or 10 days
Entered by Uri M
ID 106268