Sodium and other inorganic growth requirements of bacteroides amylophilus.

@article{Caldwell1973SodiumAO,
  title={Sodium and other inorganic growth requirements of bacteroides amylophilus.},
  author={Daniel R. Caldwell and Mark Keeney and Jonathan S. Barton and J. F. Kelley},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={1973},
  volume={114 2},
  pages={782-9}
}
Bacteroides amylophilus has growth requirements for Na(+), PO(4) (3-), K(+), and small quantities of Mg(2+). No requirement could be shown for Ca(2+) in media previously found growth-yield-limiting for Bacteroides succinogenes. Deletion of Co(2+), Mn(2+), Cl(-), or SO(4) (2-) did not affect growth. Quantitative studies indicate that Na(+), K(+), and PO(4) (3-) have differing effects on the growth of B. amylophilus. A concentration of sodium and potassium ions affects both growth rate and growth… CONTINUE READING
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