acetobacter xylinum growth rate?

Emir Khatipov khatipovNO at NOuchicago.edu
Thu Aug 29 14:48:18 EST 2002

And I forgot to mention another method - microscopic counting. I guess cells
in a biofilm can be lift up from the surface (of an e.g. petri dish) with
the glass slide. Counting can be done by view field, or using special
eyepieces with grids.

"DKafkewitz" <dkafkewitz at aol.com> wrote in message
news:20020829144803.17815.00002807 at mb-fu.aol.com...
> Emir: I do not think that would work. Pellicle growth is limited by the
> area available. In tubers that is verly little  indeed.
> I suspect vigourous  aeration of flask cultures on a shaker might produce
> growth in suspended culture, but from what little I know of Acetobacter I
> believe  it is biofilm growth and the metablic products produced  that is
> usually of interest.

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