Author(s): Frankel RB, Blakemore RP, Wolfe RS
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Abstract A previously undescribed magnetotactic spirillum isolated from a freshwater swamp was mass cultured in the magnetic as well as the nonmagnetic state in chemically defined culture media. Results of Mossbauer spectroscopic analysis applied to whole cells identifies magnetite as a constituent of these magnetic bacteria.
This article was published in Science
and referenced in Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology