Bacterial Growth and Factors Affecting Growth of Bacteria

Factors Affecting Growth of Bacteria

Bacterial Growth and Factors Affecting Growth of Bacteria With respect to humans, the term growth refers to an increase in size; for example, going from a tiny newborn baby to a large adult. Although bacteria do increase in size before cell division, bacterial growth refers to an increase in the number of organisms rather than an … Read moreBacterial Growth and Factors Affecting Growth of Bacteria

Bacterial growth curve and its significance

Bacterial growth curve

Bacterial growth curve and its significance When a broth culture is inoculated with a small bacterial inoculum, the population size of the bacteria increases showing a classical pattern. When plotted on a graph, a distinct curve is obtained referred to as the bacterial growth curve. Method of Obtaining Bacterial Growth Curve A population growth curve for … Read moreBacterial growth curve and its significance

Bacterial Growth Curve Protocol

Bacterial Growth Curve

Bacterial Growth Curve Protocol When fresh liquid medium is inoculated with a given number of bacteria and incubated for sufficient period of time, it gives a characteristic growth pattern of bacteria. If the bacterial population is measured periodically and log of number of viable bacteria is plotted in a graph against time, it gives a … Read moreBacterial Growth Curve Protocol