Determining Growth Rates of Groups of Hydra and Budding Rates of Individual Hydra

  • Howard M. Lenhoff


To calculate the logarithmic growth rate for groups of hydra and the linear budding rate of a single animal.


Culture Solution Measure Growth Rate Logarithmic Rate Determine Growth Rate Logarithmic Growth Rate 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard M. Lenhoff
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  1. 1.Department of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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