Measurement of the Growth of a Floc Forming Bacterium Pseudomonas putida CP1

@article{Fakhruddin2006MeasurementOT,
  title={Measurement of the Growth of a Floc Forming Bacterium Pseudomonas putida CP1},
  author={Abu Naieum Muhammad Fakhruddin and Br{\'i}d Quilty},
  journal={Biodegradation},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={189-197}
}
Pseudomonas putida CP1 formed clumps of cells when grown on mono-chlorophenols but not on phenol or glucose. An increase in cell numbers for the organism grown on mono-chlorophenols was accompanied by a decrease in the dry weight. The change in shape of the bacterium from rod shape to coccus shape coupled with a reduction in cell size when the organism was grown under nutritional stress was found. This result together with cell aggregation affected the measurement of growth parameters in the… CONTINUE READING

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