Need help finding bacteria that produce water soluble pigments

Dr. Artem Evdokimov eudokima at mail.ncifcrf.gov
Thu Jul 5 09:21:51 EST 2001


Why not to use luminescent bacteria ? We used to write messages on
plates with those... (Wiping a lonely tear)

A.

lamb wrote:
> 
> Graham Shepherd wrote:
> 
> >
> > Serratia marcescens (or whatever it's called these days) is pink; and of
> > course there's the golden staphylococcus. Don't know if the pigments are
> > water-soluble though.
> 
> No, not water-soluble.
> 
> > Alexander Fleming used to paint pictures on agar with
> > different coloured species of bacteria.
> 
> Ah, the good old days .......
> I used to have colleaugues who wrote nice coloured messages on agarplates to be
> read in the morning.
> 
> Loes

-- 
|Dr. Artem Evdokimov   Protein Engineering |
| NCI-Frederick        Tel. (301)846-5401  |
|              FAX (301)846-7148           |
|        eudokima at mail.ncifcrf.gov         |
|      http://www.ncifcrf.gov/plague       |




More information about the Microbio mailing list