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When I come across information related to water and wastewater topics, information that I'm not yet prepared to comment on in detail, I post it here. Some of this information I post because I know I will need to come back to it when I'm at a wastewater plant doing work. My hope is that the...

May 1, 2017

Composition of a Bacterial Cell

There are two formulas used to describe a bacterial cell. Both are discussed below.

The most widely used empirical formula for the organic fraction of bacteria cells is shown below. About 53 percent by weight of the organic fraction is carbon.

A more complete formula for the composition of a bacteria cell...

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