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Why is it important to prevent bacterial growth?

Why is it important to prevent bacterial growth?

Controlling microbial growth is important in the medical field, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, academic research, and food industry. Each antimicrobial substance or agent achieves a different level of microbial elimination by a certain mechanism.

Can acid prevent bacteria from growing?

Most bacteria grow best around neutral pH values (6.5 - 7.0), but some thrive in very acid conditions and some can even tolerate a pH as low as 1.0. Such acid loving microbes are called acidophiles.