idiophase


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idiophase

the phase after the main GROWTH phase of a microbial culture. Most SECONDARY METABOLITES are produced during this phase. see STATIONARY PHASE.
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Extracellular phosphate remains at very low levels during the entire idiophase of candicidin fermentation.
During the phase of secondary metabolites production (idiophase) which corresponds, in general, to the stationary phase of microbial growth, the yeast cells increase in size.
Correlation between CPC production and Oxygen level: Oxygen is required both in Trophophase and Idiophase of A.