# IGEM:IMPERIAL/2008/New/Growth Curve

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*Time span of lag phase, stationary phase and exponential phase | *Time span of lag phase, stationary phase and exponential phase | ||

*The growth rate | *The growth rate | ||

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== Results == | == Results == | ||

[[Image:Log_graph.tif|thumb|right|200px|Log-Graph used to determine the growth rate]] | [[Image:Log_graph.tif|thumb|right|200px|Log-Graph used to determine the growth rate]] | ||

- | The model for the growth curve was fitted to the experimental results as shown below. The experimental results is depicted by the red curve, while our model is shown by the green curve. The resource curve was also plotted as a function of time and is shown below. From experimental | + | The model for the growth curve was fitted to the experimental results as shown below. The experimental results is depicted by the red curve, while our model is shown by the green curve. The resource curve was also plotted as a function of time and is shown below. From experimental results [[IGEM:IMPERIAL/2008/New/Appendices]], a log graph was plotted to determine the growth rate. The growth rate was then determined from the gradient of the log graph. This value was included when simulating the growth model using MATLAB. |

The following constants used to generate the model were found to yield the best fit to experimental results. | The following constants used to generate the model were found to yield the best fit to experimental results. | ||

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CONSTANT: <math>\alpha</math> = 0.64516 | CONSTANT: <math>\alpha</math> = 0.64516 | ||

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## Revision as of 12:48, 27 September 2008

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