Strange creature I never saw before.

Oladele A. OGUNSEITAN oaogunse at UCI.EDU
Thu Aug 1 20:12:42 EST 1996


Do you have almond-shaped cells (about 0.5 cm long) around the area ?




On Thu, 1 Aug 1996, Ian Fleming wrote:

> mamason at FREENET.COLUMBUS.OH.US (Matthew Mason) wrote:
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> >On 1 Aug 1996, Aghaa wrote:
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> >> Hello:
> >>   The other day I saw a strange little creature.
> >>   I have never seen anthing like it before. The nearest I
> >>  can describe it is that it was shaped somewhat like a worm
> >>  but much more fragile looking. It was about six or seven 
> >>  millimeters long and about as thin as a piece of thread.
> >>  What was strange was that this thing was walking end-over-end
> >>  like a slinki. I was amazed and am very curious.
> >>  If anyone has any idea what this could be please tell me.
> >>  I can be reached at aghaa at zadian.com
> >>  Thanx.
> >>  (p.s.) I know very little about biology so be gentle.
> >>  -Agha   ( San Jose, California )
> Sounds like one of the gram-negative rods I had in my contaminated
> Vero cells ;) (O.K. maybe not that big, but hey, when your  cells are
> toast everything is huge!)
> 
> Ian
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