Need formula for doubling time

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


In article <32E182B5.1FED at sprynet.com>, Louis Geller <bbbbd at sprynet.com> 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

Cheers,
Raghu <raghu at u.washington.edu>



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