Q: Choccolate-like smelling bugs?
wgschech at med.uni-tuebingen.de
Thu Jan 15 14:50:10 EST 1998
Hi all super-noses out there!
I recently got a contaminant into a maxiprep, grown in LB/amp at
30degC: Smelled like choccolate or caramel, somewhat sweet in any
case, I had to be tied to my seat by collegues for not eating them
up. The pellet was quite white, no plasmid inside.
You have *any* idea what kind of life form this might be? Don't say
lctobacillus MILKA now!
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