Are most bacteria paramagnetic ?

backon at backon at
Mon Jan 13 07:10:05 EST 1997

I understand that there is a high iron content (cytochrome ?) in both
autotrophic and heterotrophic bacteria. Does this mean that most 
bacteria are paramagnetic (i.e. capable of becoming magnetic when
placed in a magnetic field) ?

backon at VMS.HUJI.AC.IL

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