Need help finding bacteria that produce water soluble pigments

lamb L.A.M.Buisman at chello.nl
Thu Jul 5 13:45:26 EST 2001


Well, that would wake ME up in the morning!

Loes


"Dr. Artem Evdokimov" wrote:

> 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
>
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Waarom schrijf ik dit eigenlijk .....
Ach, je weet maar nooit waar dit terecht komt.





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