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Pleomorphism in Cellulomonas acidula


Pleomorphism of Cellulomonas acidula in liquid and on solid media is described. Growth in liquid medium is characterized initially by the formation of club-shaped rods and later by cocci. On solid media the organism formed irregular branched cells and large swollen cells.

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Whitehouse, R.L.S., Jackson, H. Pleomorphism in Cellulomonas acidula . Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 45, 575–580 (1979).

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  • Liquid Medium
  • Solid Medium
  • Swell Cell
  • Large Swell Cell