Accession Number : AD0725837

Title :   The Cell Wall of Marine Autotrophic Bacteria.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Remsen,Charles C.

Report Date : JUN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : A study has been made of the ultrastructure and composition of the cell envelope of different autotrophic bacteria. While emphasis was placed on the marine nitrifying bacteria, numerous strains of photosynthetic and methane-oxidizing bacteria were also examined. These studies have indicated that there are basic arrangements for macromolecular subunits on the cell envelope of marine autotrophic bacteria which seems to transcend species and physiological differences. Similarity in ultrastructure appears to be related to common ecological patterns. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BACTERIA, *CELL WALL), (*MARINE BIOLOGY, BACTERIA), CELL STRUCTURE, ECOLOGY, FOOD, PHYSIOLOGY, MOLECULAR STRUCTURE, PHOTOSYNTHESIS, PSEUDOMONADACEAE, NITROGEN, BIOCHEMISTRY, ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE