Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 154–162 | Cite as

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

  • L. O. Zwillenberg


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.


Surface Structure Microscopic Feature Cytoplasmic Inclusion Electron Microscopic Feature Rugose Surface 
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  • L. O. Zwillenberg
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  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and Medical MicrobiologyUniversity of BerneBernSwitzerland

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