Specific Growth Rate

Specific growth rate is defined as the increase in cell mass per unit time, e.g., grams cells (g) per gram cells (g) per hour: . The specific growth rate is commonly given by the symbol, µ (mu), and the most common units are in reciprocal hours (h−1); however, it can also be expressed in reciprocal seconds (s−1) or minutes (min−1) or any other units of time.

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... Specific growth rate constant is a way of measuring how fast the cells are dividing in a culture ... It is defined on the basis of doubling rate, and mathematically it can be explained by the following formula where k= growth rate constant ...

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