Bacterial Growth and Division
The growth and division of bacteria is the basis of the increase of bacterial colonies in the laboratory, such as colony formation on agar in a liquid growth medium, in n...
Synchronous growth is the growth of bacteria such that all the bacteria are at the same stage in their growth cycle (e.g., exponential phase, stationary phase). Because the same cel...
Viable but Nonculturable Bacteria
Viable but nonculturable bacteria are bacteria that are alive, but which are not growing or dividing. Their metabolic activity is almost nonexistent.
This state was r...