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Cotton bacterial endotoxin assessed by electron microscopy.
  1. I Helander,
  2. K Lounatmaa


    A piece of bale cotton was incubated in nutrient broth. Electron microscopic inspection of the cotton and the broth showed Gram-negative bacteria with long flagella, loosely attached to the cotton fibres. Large amounts of endotoxin liberating from these bacteria were visible in the growth medium.

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