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Title:
Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: I. Growth of Bacillus Influenzae in Hemoglobin-Free Media pdf (739,109 Bytes) ocr (21,327 Bytes)
Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: I. Growth of Bacillus Influenzae in Hemoglobin-Free Media
Description:
Over the early 1920s, several researchers in Avery's laboratory at Rockefeller Hospital turned their attention to certain bacteria, such as Bacillus influenzae, which had previously only been grown in media containing blood or blood derivatives. Because of this, the bacteria were termed "hemophilic." In this first in a series, Thjotta shows that B. influenzae will grow on hemoglobin-free medium consisting of plain broth enriched by sterile suspensions of mucoid bacteria. He suggests that under these conditions growth may be attributed in part to the presence of specific bacterial extracts.
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
9 (739,109 Bytes)
Date:
1921-05 (May 1921)
Creator:
Thjotta, Theodor
Source:
Periodical: Thjotta, Theodor. "Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: I. Growth of Bacillus Influenzae in Hemoglobin-Free Media." Journal of Experimental Medicine 33, 6 (May 1921): 763-771. Article. 9 Images.
Publisher:
Rockefeller University Press
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Exhibit Category:
The "Sugar-Coated Microbe" and the Search for a Cure for Pneumonia, 1919-1929
Relation:
Metadata Record Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: II. Growth Accessory Substances in the Cultivation of Hemophilic Bacilli (June 1921) pdf (1,558,087 Bytes) ocr (43,072 Bytes)
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Metadata Record Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: III. Plant Tissue, as a Source of Growth Accessory Substances, in the Cultivation of Bacillus Influenzae (October 1921) pdf (1,024,205 Bytes) ocr (29,281 Bytes)
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Metadata Record Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: IV. Effect of Plant Tissue upon Growth of Pneumococcus and Streptococcus (July 1923) pdf (858,603 Bytes) ocr (22,333 Bytes)
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Metadata Record Studies on Bacterial Nutrition: V. The Effect of Plant Tissue upon the Growth of Anaerobic Bacilli (January 1924) pdf (1,230,877 Bytes) ocr (33,969 Bytes)
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Metadata Record Growth-Inhibitory Substances in Pneumococcus Cultures (February 1924) pdf (991,137 Bytes) ocr (27,495 Bytes)
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Unique Identifier:
CCGMHM
Document Type:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Folder: [Selected articles collected by NLM]
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-01-31
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