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Estimating the mode of growth of individual microbial cells from cell volume distributions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3904857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two new methods are derived for inferring the mode of growth of individual microbial cells from measurements made of the volume distributions of populations. One is based on statistics of the observed distribution and has the particular advantage that it is very easy to use. The second, which requires gradient centrifugation, yields the mode of growth directly, rather than by comparison with theoretically derived distributions. Both methods have been found to be more sensitive than those previously suggested.
V C Bugeja; P T Saunders; M J Bazin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bio Systems     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0303-2647     ISO Abbreviation:  BioSystems     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-17     Completed Date:  1986-01-17     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430773     Medline TA:  Biosystems     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cell Division*
Cell Separation
Centrifugation, Density Gradient
Escherichia coli / cytology
Models, Biological
Schizosaccharomyces / cytology
Yeasts / cytology

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