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Subject: How and why did Serratia Marcescens produce prodigiosin?

Date: Mon May 23 18:14:52 2005
Posted by Jared
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Area of science: Microbiology
ID: 1116890092.Mi
Message:

I conducted a lab using a benign strain of Serratia Marcescens. Tje bacteria 
was incubated at 25 C and 37 C. At 25 C the S. Marcescens turned red, 
meaning it had produced a pigment called prodigiosin. My question is how and 
why did the S. Marcescens produce this red pigment?
Thanks, Jared


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