Journal of thermal analysis

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 835–839 | Cite as

Determination of power-time curves of bacterial growth

Study of lowest growth temperature
  • Sun Haitao
  • Nan Zhaodong
  • Liu Yongjun
  • Zhang Honglin
  • Zhang Tonglei
Article

Abstract

Bacterial growth power-time curves were determined with a 2277 Thermal Activity Monitor. Bacterial multiplication curves were measured at different temperatures and an experimental model was established. Both growth rate constants and lowest growth temperatures were calculated.

Keywords

bacterial growth power-time curve lowest growth temperature microcalorimeter rate constant 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sun Haitao
    • 1
  • Nan Zhaodong
    • 1
  • Liu Yongjun
    • 1
  • Zhang Honglin
    • 1
  • Zhang Tonglei
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryQufu Normal UniversityQufu ShandongChina

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