Microbiology

, Volume 69, Issue 3, pp 314–318 | Cite as

Formation of resting forms of arthrobacter globiformis in autolyzing cell suspensions

  • E. V. Demkina
  • V. S. Soina
  • G. I. El’- Registan
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Abstract

Under conditions of the spontaneous or induced autolysis of thick cell suspensions,Arthrobacter globiformis strains produced cells exhibiting features typical of resting microbial forms. The number of viable resting cells was greater under conditions of induced rather than spontaneous autolysis. The thermoresistance of the resting cells of A.globiformis strains isolated from 2-to 3 million-year-old permafrost was higher than that of the collectionA. globiformis strain.

Key words

Arthrobacter globiformis autolysis resting forms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. V. Demkina
    • 1
  • V. S. Soina
    • 1
  • G. I. El’- Registan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Soil Biology, Faculty of Soil ScienceMoscow State UniversityVorob’evy gory, MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Russian Academy of SciencesInstitute of MicrobiologyMoscowRussia

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