MadSci Network: Microbiology

Subject: What nutrients are required to grow E-Coli?

Date: Tue Jun 21 12:08:49 2005
Posted by Gareth
Grade level: undergrad School: Yale College
City: Wrexham State/Province: Wrexham Country: Wales
Area of science: Microbiology
ID: 1119373729.Mi

I have read after doing various searches that bacteria such as E-Coli require
nutrients to grow, but what essential nutrients? For example in a broth made up
of meat extract, glucose, potassiun hydrogenphosphate and distilled water what
nutrients is the E-Coli gaining from each ingredient?

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