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ACCUMULATION OF PHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS BY MUCOR RACEMOSUS.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14102848     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
James, A. W. (The Pennsylvania State University, University Park), and L. E. Casida, Jr. Accumulation of phosphorus compounds by Mucor racemosus. J. Bacteriol. 87:150-155. 1964.-In glucose-inorganic salts media containing excess KH(2)PO(4), Mucor racemosus accumulated 5 to 6% phosphorus on a dry-weight basis in its mycelium. Fractionation of phosphorus compounds in young, rapidly growing mycelium revealed that approximately 58% of this phosphorus was in the form of inorganic polyphosphate; nucleic acids accounted for an additional 17% of the total phosphorus. Upon further growth, morphological changes were observed in many of the hyphae, and polyphosphate appeared in the culture media. In media containing limited amounts of KH(2)PO(4), exogenous polyphosphate was utilized by M. racemosus, and the phosphorus content of the mycelium decreased to approximately 0.3%.
Authors:
A W JAMES; J R CASIDALE
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1964 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1964-05-01     Completed Date:  1996-12-01     Revised Date:  2010-09-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  150-5     Citation Subset:  OM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Culture Media*
Glucose*
Mucor*
Nucleic Acids*
Phosphorus*
Research*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Culture Media; 0/Nucleic Acids; 50-99-7/Glucose; 7723-14-0/Phosphorus
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