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MO heat generation

ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Wed Aug 8 03:29:54 EST 2001

Hello Spark,
The maximum heat possible is the calorific content of the medium. Most 
bacteria are not very efficient so will probably waste up to 50% of the 
calorific content, even more if operating anaerobically. Most of this 
goes off as heat so -  getting a ball park estimate should not be too 

Best wishes,

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