Ultrastructural features of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

  title={Ultrastructural features of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.},
  author={Gunnel Biberfeld and Peter Biberfeld},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  volume={102 3},
The ultrastructure of Mycoplasma pneumoniae cultivated in broth on glass and plastic surfaces was studied by scanning and transmission electron microscopy. The organisms grew as filaments, which by over-crossing eventually formed a dense network on the surface and in colonies composed mainly of rounded and elongated forms. The filaments were usually thinner at the ends and terminated with a knob-like structure. Some filaments possessed short ramifications which also ended with a knob, and… CONTINUE READING

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