. index


The Horn of Africa Research and Knowledge Exchange Platform :HAREP

 
search advanced search
The Horn of Africa Research and Knowledge Exchange Platform
 
Full Record
Identifier C0005
Creator
FOX, R. H.
Title
Differentiation of Micrococcus luteus and Micrococcus varians on the Basis of Catalase Isoenzyme/R. H. FOX
Date 1976
File type PDF
Series
"Journal of General Microbiology (1976), 93,272-277
Category
Article
System requirements
PDF reader
Mode of Access
No restriction to full text articles;
Abstract
"Crude extracts prepared from four Micrococcus varians strains, 11 M. luteus strains and four laboratory isolates subsequently classified with M. luteus were assayed for catalase activity following electrophoresis on polyacrylamide gels. The enzyme patterns produced from the M. varians strains exhibited three catalase isoenzymes which were distinguished into two types of patterns depending upon the location of the major band. The extracts from all the M. luteus strains produced the same pattern, composed of two catalase isoenzymes of similar electrophoretic mobility. For both species the isoenzyme patterns agreed with the differentiation based on biochemical properties. The catalase activity staining method was shown to be a restricted yet reliable assay in the intrageneric but not intraspecies differentiation of yellow-pigmented micrococci.".
Subject
Microbiology
Identifier-URI
http://intl-mic.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/93/2/272
Remote access
Full text article
 
Back to Microbiology Main Menu

The Horn of Africa Research and Knowledge Exchange Platform
© 2010-2016 www.harep.org rkidane@talk21.com Contact:
Please click Here to send your feedback