Ca2+-dependence and metabolic status of an obligate thermophile,Thermoactinomyces vulgaris, under shake culture conditions

@article{Singh2005Ca2dependenceAM,
  title={Ca2+-dependence and metabolic status of an obligate thermophile,Thermoactinomyces vulgaris, under shake culture conditions},
  author={Virendra Pratap Singh and Umakant Sinha},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={38},
  pages={670-671}
}
Ca2+ stimulates germination ofT. vulgaris spores. There is a higher mycelial yield as well as higher protein, DNA, RNA and free Pi content in cultures grown in the presence of Ca2+ as compared to those grown in the absence of this divalent cation.