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J Bacteriol. Sep 1978; 135(3): 1162–1164.
PMCID: PMC222498

Control of Escherichia coli growth by CO2.


Escherichia coli B dependence on CO2 for growth was demonstrated. At suboptimal CO2 concentrations the rate of growth was controlled by CO2 concentration.

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