Red Pigments

Valero Congil, Jesus Manuel JValero at inasmet.es
Mon Jun 22 02:09:57 EST 1998


What about Micrococcus roseus?

Micrococcus roseus is a red coloured Gram + bacteria. It can be found 
in different environments.

<There is also a yeast that grows red/coral:
<Rhodotorula rubra. Colony types are sometimes mucoid. Gram staining
<would show a gram positive round or oval cells and sometimes a faint
<capsule. Kay

There are many different read coloured yeasts, Bensingtonia, Bullera, 
Crytococcus, Rhodotorula, Sporodiobolus, Sporobolomyces...

Jesus M. Valero
Biodeterioration and Biodegradation
INASMET
Jesus M. Valero
Biodeterioration and Biodegradation
Environmental Technologies Dpt.
email: jvalero at inasmet.es
Fax: +34 43 21 75 60
Tel: +34 43 31 66 22
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