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Computer Image Analysis as a Tool for Microbial Viability Assessment: Examples of Use and Prospects

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Application of the computer image analysis for improving microbial viability assessment by plate count and fluorescence microscopy was investigated. Yeast cells were used as a model microorganism. The application of the improved methods for the viability assessment of yeast cells after preservation by freezing and freeze-drying was demonstrated.

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Puchkov, E. (2014) Computer Image Analysis as a Tool for Microbial Viability Assessment: Examples of Use and Prospects. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/jbm.2014.23001.

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