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A microcalorimetric study of the growth of Klebsiella aerogenes in simple salts/glucose media.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Heat output-time records or 'thermograms' produced during the aerobic growth of Klebsiella aerogenes in simple salts/glucose media with growth limiting glucose concentrations of 2.0, 1.0 and 0.5 g dm-3 were obtained using a flow-microcalorimeter fitted with an aerobic cell. These traces are interpreted in terms of the recorded oxygen tension, pH, glucose concentration and bacterial population of the culture. Heat output is greatest during the phase of exponential growth, indicating that here the organisms are most energetically inefficient. During the stationary phase aerobic processes, which give rise to a low oxygen tension, produce a smaller heat output until secondary metabolic processes are complete.
G A Few; A O Yau; F E Prichard; A M James
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Microbios     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0026-2633     ISO Abbreviation:  Microbios     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-07-18     Completed Date:  1977-07-18     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207257     Medline TA:  Microbios     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Culture Media
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Klebsiella pneumoniae / growth & development*
Partial Pressure
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Culture Media; 50-99-7/Glucose; 7782-44-7/Oxygen

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