Accession Number:

AD0683476

Title:

THE FORMATION OF CL. BOTULINUM TOXIN TYPE C IN SYMBIOTIC CULTURE

Descriptive Note:

Technical trans.

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Report Date:

1969-02-17

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The type C botulism agent, isolated from Mink in the USSR, is a symbiotic strain a mixture of bacilli of two types and retains its toxigenic properties only in a mixture with the strain-symbiont. Microbe-symbionts, isolated from various strains of the type C botulism agent, possess the ability to reduce sharply the oxidationreduction potential of the medium in the first six hours of cultivation. This facilitates the growth and toxin-formation of these microbes.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE