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Anne Thomas annie_t at ntlworld.yeah_right.com
Mon Mar 3 16:19:18 EST 2003


"Trond Erik Vee Aune" <trondaun at biotech.REMOVETHISBEFOREREPLYING.ntnu.no>
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news:3E636981.9080808 at biotech.REMOVETHISBEFOREREPLYING.ntnu.no...
>
>
> Anne Thomas wrote:
>
> > What about subculturing the swarmer onto a plate with a stronger agar
> > concentration? We used to use one (6% agar if I remember correctly)
which
> > would stop the swarmers.
>
> Does this mean that swarming bacteria spreads through the agar and not
> on top of it?
>
> Trond Erik
>

No, Proteus mirabilis, for example, grows as a discrete colony onstead of
swarming.

Annie ;o)






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