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Unformatted text preview: Fastidious- organisms that can not synthesize de novo. Organic compounds are required for growth. Examples: Amino acids proteins, peptidoglycan. purines/pyrimidines nucleotides, nucleic acids. Growth factor- in nature, often present in very low external concentrations and therefore their uptake from the environment involves high affinity transport systems. Growth factor analog De novo synthesis- refers to the synthesis of complex molecules from simple molecules such as sugars or amino acids Lectures 12 and 13 Cell Division/Diff/Measurement & Batch/continuous Culture Vocabulary Durham tube Agar Sterilization Autoclave Pure culture Septum Endospore Propagule Sporulation Spore acid-soluble proteins Dipicolinic acid Petroff-Hausser counting chamber Laser tweezers Turbidity Generation time Exponential growth Semi-log plot Growth rate constant Batch culture Inoculum Liebigs laws of the minimum Washout Signal molecules...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '08