Differential effects of temperature on the growth of Euglena gracilis

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Low incubation temperatures favor protoplasmic growth in Euglena whereas high incubation temperatures favor cell division. Maximal growth rate occurs at 25 °-30 °C and maximal accumulation of cellular material occurs at 13.3 °-17 °C. The dry weight of Euglena at 25 °-28.5 °C is less than half of what it is at 13.3-17 °C.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-142
Number of pages6
JournalExperimental Cell Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 1962
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cell Biology


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