Adaptive responses to static conditions in nutrient-rich cultures of luminous Ralstonia eutropha

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Abstract

The lux-gene fused Ralstonia eutropha, when adapting to static conditions, causes stratification of air-exposed and nutrient-rich cultures at above 0.15 mg biomass ml(-1). The O-2 respiring biofilm (luminous neuston) phase, along with the dark sub-neustonic suspension phase, develops within 5-60 min. The instability of the biphasic static culture was identified as a reason for occasionally observable oscillatory bioluminescence.

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Authors
  • R Simkus
  • R Meskiene
  • Suzanne Leth
  • Elisabeth Csöregi
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  • Industrial Biotechnology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)559-562
JournalBiotechnology Letters
Volume26
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes