, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 670–671 | Cite as

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

  • V. P. Singh
  • U. Sinha


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.


Culture Condition High Protein Divalent Cation Metabolic Status Shake Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Singh
    • 1
  • U. Sinha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyPatna UniversityPatna(India)

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