A very large bacteria

John Hegarty goo at epix.net
Mon Apr 6 08:44:53 EST 1998


Chris G. <chris.gregerson at MCI2000.com> wrote:

> I left my incubator on while I was on vacation.
> This is what I found when I got home.

Cool!  looks like a Tyranobacillus gargantium.  It might take a serveral
liters to gram stain.  No need for a microscope I guess... but forget about
using microfuge tubes for mini-plasmid preps.  

P.S. I hear they make great pets.  :-)

John Hegarty
Environmental Micro - Penn State
http://www.personal.psu.edu/jph10





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