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#1 posted 08-08-2017 02:21 AM

160 for about 1min, arguable 30s gets most non-thermophyllic microbes. 140 is the top end of the prime growth range (40-140) for microbes. So I would go hotter. Bugs (complex organisms) are probably done well below that because the proteins that drive their cells will denature and stop working. Loren’s reference is probably a good go by.


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