Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 80, Issue 2, pp 944–947 | Cite as

Evaluation of cytochemical methods for studying alkaline phosphatase localization in bacillus subtilis

  • V. I. Korinteli
  • V. M. Kushnarev
Microbiology and Immunology


The possibility of using “lead” and calcium” methods for determining the localization of alkaline phosphatase in bacterial cells was studied. The unsuitability of a cytochemical medium containing lead nitrate for determining the true localization of alkaline phosphatase in microorganisms was demonstrated.

Key words

Bacillus subtilis alkaline phosphatase 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Korinteli
    • 1
  • V. M. Kushnarev
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Physical Methods of InvestigationI. I. Mechnikov Moscow Research Institute of Vaccines and SeraUSSR

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