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Unformatted text preview: molecules that affect bacterial growth. These include (but are not limited to): Glucose, Lactose, Sucrose (sugars/carbs) Mannitol (alcohol sugar) & Starch (both carbs) Citrate & Malonate (Kreb cycle intermediates) Nitrate (alternative final electron acceptor) Casein (milk protein) & Gelatin (also a protein) Amino acids (the units that make up proteins) Urea (nitrogenous waste removed by kidneys) Other substrates include more complex substances such as peptone & tryptose (both of which consist of partially digested proteins) . We will also consider a large number of salts, indicators (including pH indicators), pH buffers, metabolic products, & inhibitors of bacterial growth. Link to Next Presentation...
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- Spring '11