Information about "persisters"

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Information about "persisters"

Post by X-member » Tue 9 Jul 2019 14:19

Metamorphoses of Lyme disease spirochetes: phenomenon of Borrelia persisters

Published 2019 May 16

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6521364/

A quote:
The generalized definition of “round bodies” also includes coccoid-, globular- or spherical bodies, granules, cysts, sphaeroplasts or vesicles; all of these are viable reproductive propagules whose formation is induced by hostile environmental conditions.

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