Microbiology - Microbiology of Foods - Discussion

Discussion :: Microbiology of Foods - Section 1 (Q.No.4)


Which of the following is not true for the thermal resistance of the bacterial cells?

[A]. Cocci are usually more resistant than rods
[B]. Higher the optimal and maximal temperatures for growth, higher the resistance
[C]. Bacteria that clump considerably or form capsules are difficult to kill
[D]. Cells low in lipid content are harder to kill than other cells

Answer: Option D


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Sandeep said: (Nov 8, 2012)  
Because lipids required high heat to raise the temperature.

Rubayiza said: (Mar 21, 2018)  
I was thinking that it was B.

Bts said: (Jun 8, 2020)  
Because lipids require high temp to degrade. Even in archaea bacteria, you will observe that they have special lipids which help them to grow in every harsh and arid environmental condition.

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