Need help finding bacteria that produce water soluble pigments

Igor josstalin at
Fri Jul 6 23:10:16 EST 2001

Cyanobacteria: Anabaena, Nostoc, Plectonema, Phormidium,  even
They grow slow, but if die fast, bright-blue to deep blue phycocyanine
looks just great. It is water soluble 
Ethidium wrote:
> Hi
> I'm after finding any common strains of bacteria that may produce visible
> water soluble pigments for a research project on bacterial growth/survival .
> I'm after using the pigment production as an indicator of growth/survival.
> So far the only bacteria I have found is pseudomonas aeruginosa ... are
> there any others that are common?

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