Escherichia coli as an Experimental Organism
Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
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Cronan, J. E. 2005. Escherichia coli as an Experimental Organism. eLS.
- Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
The bacterium, Escherichia coli, is presently the best-understood organism. It is a paradigm organism in bacterial physiology and genetics as well as a key tool in molecular genetics.
- growth curve;
- envelope structure;