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Biology
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The total number of viable microorganisms remains constant in stationary phase because Question 2 Select one:a. none of the choicesb.either there is a balance between cell division and cell death or there is a cessation of cell division even though the cells may remain metabolically active.c . there is a balance between cell division and cell death.d.there is a cessation of cell division even though the cells may remain metabolically active.
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Posted 2 months ago
B
Key Concept
Stationary Phase in Microbial Growth
Explanation
In the stationary phase of microbial growth, the rate of cell division is balanced by the rate of cell death, or cell division may cease while metabolism continues, leading to a constant number of viable microorganisms.

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