Pseudomonas Odor/ garlic odors

annie_t at my-deja.com annie_t at my-deja.com
Thu Aug 17 18:56:58 EST 2000


In article <MPG.1404cfafab9a553b989686 at news.mindspring.com>,
  botrytis at mindspring.com (botrytis) wrote:
> In article <9mvm5.12261$Lv6.181291 at news2-win.server.ntlworld.com>,
> dbond at idgplc.com says...
> >
> > lamb <L.A.M.Buisman at cable.A2000.nl> wrote in message
> > news:39984815.F3F933AB at cable.A2000.nl...
> > > annie_t at my-deja.com wrote:
> > >
> > > > I can remember 1 fungus that sometimes contaminated our Hoyles
plates
> > > > that stank of garlic!
> > >
> > > And I can remember learning that C. diphtheriae on Hoyle-
tellurite agar
> > > smells of garlic.
> > > That fungus ........ No, I'll shut up.
> > >
> > > Loes
> >
> >
> > > Most organisms that grow on tellurite containing media that reduce
> > tellurite produce a garlic-like odour.
> >
> > Derek Law
> >
> > Company Microbiologist
> >
> > LabM
> >
> >
> >
> Actually the garlic smell from fungi is caused by the methylation of
> arsenic. Many fungi can do this - so don't smell your plates it can
be a
> killer!!
>
> botrytis

lolol! I'm soooooooo glad Im in Crypto lab now! At least you know where
you are with the smells there!

Anne :o)
>


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