Detection of hydrogen producing bacteria

A. Parsons mbpcr at s-crim1.dl.ac.uk
Tue Sep 28 08:11:00 EST 1993


In article <1993Sep27.162832.13185 at gserv1.dl.ac.uk> mgcasey at ch.ethz.aeolus (Michael Casey) writes:
>Hi,
>
>I am trying to develop a method to specifically detect bacterial
>colonies on agar plates or in solution that produce molecular hydrogen.
>Using PMS and tetrazolium salts is not specific enough since this
>also detects NADH which is found in all cells. It would be useful if
>the reduced product precipitated and thus not diffuse throughout the agar.
>Anyone have any ideas?
>
>Thanks in advance
>
>Michael Casey
>
>mgcasey at aeolus.ethz.ch


TRIED A MATCH?  (sorry ;-)

Tony P.



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