LAG phase: cells not dividing, Enzymes induced, LOG (exponential) phase: Rate of cell production is greater than death rate of older cells., Rapid increase in growth rate, Plentiful supply of nutrients, STATIONARY phase: Rate of cell production is equal to death rate of older cells, Nutrients in culture media depleting, Production of toxic metabolites, Secondary metabolites produced, DEATH phase: Decrease in growth rate, Rate of cell death is greater than production rate of new cells., Accumulation of toxic metabolites, Lack of nutrients in culture, Only shown when counting viable cells,

Microbe growth phases group sort





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