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    Calculating Bacterial Numbers in Culture

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    Starting with 4 bacterial cells per milliliter in a rich nutrient medium, with a 1 hour lag phase and a 20 minute generation time, how many cells will there be in 1 liter of this culture after 1 hour? After 2 hours?

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    In lag phase bacteria will not divide. Hence, number of bacteria in 1 liter ...

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    The expert examines calculating bacterial numbers in culture.