Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 154–162

Electron microscopic features of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria embedded in phosphotungstate

  • L. O. Zwillenberg

DOI: 10.1007/BF02046721

Cite this article as:
Zwillenberg, L.O. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1964) 30: 154. doi:10.1007/BF02046721


Gram-negative bacteria belonging to different families show a rugose surface structure, which is absent in gram-positive bacteria. Mesosomes and cytoplasmic inclusions with normal and anomalous contrast are demonstrated in gram-positive bacteria.

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© Swets & Zeitlinger 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. O. Zwillenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and Medical MicrobiologyUniversity of BerneBernSwitzerland

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