, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 1257-1261
Date: 18 Nov 2010

Chemostat-induced uneven division of Bacillus subtilis

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access

Abstract

Anomalous forms of Bacillus subtilis A32 produced by prolonged cultivation in a chemostat under nitrogen limitation are described. A change in the cultivation conditions brought about a transformation of these forms to bacillar rods. The transformation was gradual and lasted for several generations.

To Vladimir Munk, with respect and affection.