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Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 852–853 | Cite as

Detection of centers of succinodehydrogenase activity in Escherichia coli

  • V. M. Kushnarev
Microbiology and Immunology
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Summary

2, 3, 5-Triphenyltetrazolium chloride is a specific reagent for succinodehydrogenase in theEscherichiacoli cell. A cell is found to have from 1 to 3 “activity centers” of succinodehydrogenase. Since the tissue succinodehydrogenase is associated with mitochondria, one may speak of mitochondria equivalents in the bacterial cell.

Keywords

Public Health Chloride Escherichia Coli Bacterial Cell Specific Reagent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Kushnarev
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Dry Biological Preparations of the N. F. Gameleya Institute of Epidemiology and MicrobiologyAMN SSSRMoscow
  2. 2.Laboratory of Luminescence and Electron Microscopy of the N. F. Gameleya Institute of Epidemiology and MicrobiologyAMN SSSRMoscow

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