Cyanobacteria: Anabaena, Nostoc, Plectonema, Phormidium, even
They grow slow, but if die fast, bright-blue to deep blue phycocyanine
looks just great. It is water soluble
>> I'm after finding any common strains of bacteria that may produce visible
> water soluble pigments for a research project on bacterial growth/survival .
> I'm after using the pigment production as an indicator of growth/survival.
>> So far the only bacteria I have found is pseudomonas aeruginosa ... are
> there any others that are common?