Colony formation of free-living and particle-associated sulfate-reducing bacteria

  • Fukui M
  • Takii S
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Abstract

Free-living cells produced colonies more rapidly than particle-associated ones when a pure culture of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans containing sediment particles was inoculated on an agar medium. The time required for the appearance of the first colony, trof the first order reation model [4] was 53 h for free-living cells and 112 h for particle-associated ones. The value of trmay be determined from the growth rate and sulfate reduction activity because the activity of free-living cells was much higher than that of aggregating ones. © 1990.

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  • Colony formation
  • Desulfovibrio desulfuricans
  • First order reaction kinetics
  • Sediments
  • Sulfate-reducing bacteria

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Authors

  • Manabu Fukui

  • Susumu Takii

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