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Microbial physiology and genetics

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Every living microorganism needs nutrients for reproduction, growth, and maintenance. The role of nutrients is to provide energy, as well as raw materials that would be used in building new components of the cell for their replication. The cell needs to carry out a number of chemical synthesis and reaction for particular cellular structures. This explains why in the 1960s the reproducibility and versatility of the continuous culture were used in addressing basic problems in the microbial field that are diverse. To date, the utility of the technique of continuous culture helps in acquiring reliable data in biologically data seta that are homogenous. It is worth noting that a continuous culture gives out many advantages compared to the biologically batch culture that is heterogeneous. This occurs in situations where the secondary growth and effects of stress provide subtle mask trends and differences. In order to understand the characteristics of the continuous culture, an experiment was set to investigate the equilibrium dynamics of a continuous culture.The participants for this experiment were divided into groups having five individuals. The subjects were then given a mock continuous culture and an Escherichia coli continuous culture. A chemostat that was small was assembled out of a Schott flask having a volume of about 75 ml. The standard magnetic Stirrer was used to stir the chemostat. Air was introduced into the culture by use of headspace. In this case, the pH was maintained at pH 7 with potassium peroxide…. In order to understand the characteristics of the continuous culture, an experiment was set to investigate the equilibrium dynamics of a continuous culture. Method. The participants for this experiment were divided into groups having five individuals. The subjects were then given a mock continuous culture and an Escherichia coli continuous culture. A chemostat that was small was assembled out of a schott flask having a volume of about 75 ml. The standard magnetic Stirrer was used to stir the chemostat. Air was introduced into the culture by use of head spaces. In this case, the pH was maintained at pH 7 with potassium peroxide and sodium peroxide (Kessler, 2004). After this, the chemostats were inoculated with a given number of cells. This medium had glucose flow of about 1mg. Large chemostats medium was started at the same time. The number of cells inside the small chemostat was analyzed by the counts of plate. Additionally, the total number of cells in large chemostats was analysed by the counts of plate. The crystal washout was observed from the system of the mock continuous culture. The data was presented in a suitable graphical form. Each of the group needed to discuss the data and establish a conclusion concerning the kinetic vessel washout. The biomass was monitored in the E. coli continuous instructed fermenter. The participants’ group compared the generated data from this culture from that of the system of mock and reach a conclusion concerning the growth kinetic description within the continuous culture. Additionally, the rate of dilution on the continuous culture was increased, and the biomass monitored in accordance to the