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Congo red absorption and cellulose synthesis by Rhizobiaceae


Congo red uptake by Rhizobium colonies from yeast extract-mannitol-mineral salts-Congo red-agar plates was related with the cellulose content in the cell capsule of the bacteria.

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Zevenhuizen, L.P.T.M., Bertocchi, C. & Van Neerven, A.R.W. Congo red absorption and cellulose synthesis by Rhizobiaceae . Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 52, 381–386 (1986).

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Key words

  • Congo red
  • Cellulose
  • Rhizobiaceae