Can you pick up a bacterium?

P. Gibbs gibbs at redgum.ucnv.edu.au
Wed Oct 19 06:47:27 EST 1994


In article <37q2bb$59t at newsbf01.news.aol.com> bcapstone at aol.com (BCapstone) writes:
>Can you pick up a bacterium.  I am wondering if any of the technology in
>medicine or biology could be used to separate out a rod from a mixture of
>cocci and sperm.  Can't be done by culture.  E-mail: BCapstone at aol.com

I don't know about rods but you can certainly pick up and move filamentous 
bacteria with micromanipulation.

Paul




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