PMID: 6949952Mar 1, 1982

Regulation of the growth rate of Streptococcus mutans

Journal of Dental Research
A CuffiniL Daneo-Moore

Abstract

Streptococcus mutans strain GS-5 was grown under a variety of environmental conditions in order to achieve different balanced growth rates. A range of growth rates could be obtained using limitations in the concentrations of glutamate/glutamine, leucine, or valine. Different balanced growth rates were also obtained when cells were grown in a variety of carbon sources. Using glucose, cellobiose, amygdalin, maltose, mannitol, and galactose, reproducible doubling times were obtained ranging from 61 to 226 min.

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Citations

Jan 27, 2009·Journal of Bacteriology·Lin Zeng, Robert A Burne

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