Oxygen and bacterial morphology

Andrew Pridmore ampridmore at clara.co.uk
Fri Oct 15 17:31:59 EST 1999


Thanks for the reply.

Actually, I'm quite familiar with Anaerobe Systems and also with the problem
of Gram staining outside the anaerobic environment. This is a different
issue to the one which I was addressing, though. I exposed plate cultures to
controlled levels of oxygen, 0.1% to 0.5% at which morphological effects
became apparent.

I'm quite pleased that there isn't much work going on in this area!





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