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Subject: what g forces are required to burst bacterial cells

Date: Mon Mar 29 13:00:20 1999
Posted by Russell Reed
Grade level: grad (science) School: cranfield university (UK)
City: cranfield State/Province: No state entered. Country: Gt Britain
Area of science: Microbiology
ID: 922734020.Mi

high odours are produced when digested sludge is centrifuged at 
about 2000g, my belief is that these relatively high 
g's are bursting weaker or dead cells releasing decomposable 
nutrients, microscope analysis is inconclusive - does anyone 
else have experience or knowledge in this area?

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