Serratia and prodigiosin

Bob Friedel rfriedel at
Thu Nov 25 00:02:34 EST 1999

Pigment Microbiology by P.Z. Margalith (1992)

Go to and you'll find this title which may answer some of
your questions.

Robert R. Friedel
Quality Assurance Manager
Laboratory Research & Analysis Groups
Perritt Laboratories, Inc.
rfriedel at

Trond Erik Vee Aune <teva at> wrote in message
news:383C0A7B.817B3D3B at
> Hi
> I was wondering if anyone can be so kind as to direct me to resources on
> the net with information on Serratia and prodigiosin?
> I've been doing some searching ( but haven't been able
> to find out why Serratia produces this pigment. I know that this
> molecule may have some properties in regulating ion-balance over
> membranes in eucaryotic cells, but this is of no help concerning the
> procayotic Serratia.
> Thx in advance!
> Trond Erik Vee Aune

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