Fatty Material in Bacteria and Fungi Revealed by Staining Dried, Fixed Slide Preparations.

  • K L Burdon
  • Published 1946 in Journal of bacteriology


Following Hartman, who first suggested the use of Sudan black B, in place of red Sudans, as a bacterial fat stain (Hartman, 1940), Burdon, Stokes, and Kimbrough (1942a) confirmed the greater value of this dye and modified the procedure for demonstrating intracellular fatty material in bacteria by preparing, from suspensions of the organisms in alcoholic… (More)

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