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)
> 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.
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