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Numerical simulation of growth of Escherichia coli in unsaturated porous media

  title={Numerical simulation of growth of Escherichia coli in unsaturated porous media},
  author={Pavel Hron and Daniel Jost and Peter Bastian and Claudia Gallert and Josef Winter and Olaf Ippisch},
  journal={arXiv: Cell Behavior},
A model for the aerobic and anaerobic growth of Escherichia coli (HB101 K12 pGLO) depending on the concentration of oxygen and DOC as substrate has been developed based on laboratory batch experiments. Using inverse modelling to obtain optimal sets of parameters, it could be shown that a model based on a modified double Contois kinetic can predict cell densities, organic carbon utilisation, oxygen transfer and utilisation rates for a large number of experiments under aerobic and anaerobic… 

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