List at least two physical factors that influence bacterial cell growth

Resource: Appendix A
Examine cell division in bacteria to determine how it relates to growth.
Complete Appendix A located on the student website to explain the following in your own words:

  • The phases of growth in a bacterial culture
  • Methods used to measure bacterial growth
  • Physical and nutritional factors affecting bacterial growth
  • The processes of sporulation
  • The function of bacterial endospores

 

University of Phoenix Material

 
Appendix A – Cell Division in Bacteria
 
After reading Ch. 6 in Microbiology: Principles and Explorations, fill in the following matrix.
 

List the four phases of bacterial growth and briefly describe what happens in each phase.
 
List and describe at least four methods used to measure bacterial growth.
 
List at least two physical factors that influence bacterial cell growth. Briefly describe how bacterial growth responds to changes in those factors.
 
List at least two nutritional factors that influence bacterial cell growth. Briefly describe how bacterial growth responds to changes in those factors.
 
List and describe at least two events that occur during the process of endospore formation (sporulation).
Note: 
Visit Chapter 6 of Microbiology: Principles and Explorations in WileyPlusto view the Endospore Formation Animation found under the Animated Concepts Section.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What is the function of a bacterial endospore? Explain in your own words.
 

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