Large prokaryotes

Lesley Robertson l.a.robertson at stm.tudelft.nl
Fri Jun 4 06:43:48 EST 1999

Graham Shepherd wrote in message <7j6qvo$ob2$1 at gxsn.com>...
>Jesse Stricker wrote in message ...
>> Hey, everybody.  I'm looking for some big prokaryotes.  I've been
>>doing light microscopy with E.coli-sized cells, and I'd like something
>>bigger -- as big as I can get.  I know about Thiomargarita and
>>Epulopiscium, but neither of those will grow in pure culture.  I'd like
>>something that I can grow in a moderately equipped microbiology lab.  Any
>> Thanks,
>> Jesse Stricker
>> Jesse Stricker jds19 at acpub.duke.edu
>Bacillus megatherium (if it's still called that)

Don't forget the Beggiatoa species - I think there's actually one called
Lesley Robertson

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