Subject: How and why did Serratia Marcescens produce prodigiosin?
Date: Mon May 23 18:14:52 2005
Posted by Jared
Grade level: 7-9
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Area of science: Microbiology
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?
Re: How and why did Serratia Marcescens produce prodigiosin?
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