FIGURE 15.5. Hyaluronan capsule.


Hyaluronan capsule. Cross-sectioned Streptococcus zooepidemicus cells surrounded by a hyaluronan capsule and observed at differing magnifications. (a) 1 μm. (Reprinted, with permission, from Chong B.F., Blank L.M., McLaughlin R., and Nielsen L.K. 2005. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 66: 341–351, ©Springer Verlag.) (b) 0.1 μm. (Reprinted from Goh L.-T. 1998. “Effect of culture conditions on rates of intrinsic hyaluronan production by Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus.” Ph.D. thesis. University of Queensland, Australia.)

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