does anyone know why all bacteria need a carbohydrate energy source as part of their nutrient medium? please....

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gcse unit 3 biology... help would be greatly appreciated.. thanks...

Posted Mon 14th May, 2012 @ 13:59 by Muzz :P
Edited by Muzz :P on Mon 14th May, 2012 @ 14:00

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all bacteria need 3 main things to grow at the most rapid rate possible:

  • moist conditions
  • a food source
  • oxygen

They use the food source for energy and to grow and metabolise faster. Hope this helps, I could be wrong! :P

Answered Tue 15th May, 2012 @ 14:00 by Mirte