Need formula for doubling time

M. K. Raghuraman raghu at
Sun Jan 19 05:09:28 EST 1997

In article <32E182B5.1FED at>, Louis Geller <bbbbd at> wrote:

> Hi!
>         Does anyone have the formula for calculating doubling rates for S.
> cerevisiae in liquid culture (e.g. from a growth curve?)  A reference
> would be great, too.

Doubling time= ln2 / ((ln (A/Ao)) / t)
where A = cell density (e.g., OD) at time t; Ao = initial cell density

Raghu <raghu at>

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