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Monitoring growth of the methanogenic archaea Methanobacterium formicicum using an electronic nose
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2001 (English)In: Biotechnology letters, ISSN 0141-5492, Vol. 23, no 4, 241-248 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Growth of the methanogenic archaea, Methanobacterium formicicum, in pure culture was monitored by analysing samples from the gas phase with an array of chemical gas sensors (an 'electronic nose'). Analyses of the methane and protein formation rates were used as independent parameters of growth, and the data obtained from the electronic nose were evaluated using principal component analysis (PCA). We found that different growth phases can be distinguished with the electronic nose followed by PCA evaluation. The fast response of the sensors in combination with the high correlations with other parameters measuring growth show that the electronic nose can be a useful tool to rapidly determine methanogenic growth.

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2001. Vol. 23, no 4, 241-248 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-44252DOI: 10.1023/A:1005643606640Local ID: 76119OAI: diva2:265114
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2011-01-13

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