idiophase


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idiophase

[′id·ē·ə‚fāz]
(microbiology)
A period in culture growth during which secondary metabolites are produced.
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Extracellular phosphate remains at very low levels during the entire idiophase of candicidin fermentation.
Correlation between CPC production and Oxygen level: Oxygen is required both in Trophophase and Idiophase of A.