Tag: sporulation

Sporulation in Bacillus

  Many microorganisms including prokaryotes and eukaryotes respond to adverse conditions by forming spores. When the good condition returns once, the spore germinates and the...

Methods of asexual reproduction

It is a common method of reproduction in lower plants and animals. A single organism is involved in this method i.e. capable of reproduction. The...

Endospores: structure and formation

Introduction Some species of bacteria particularly those of Bacillus and Clostridium, develop structures called endospores. ‘Endo’ as prefix means within and endospores are highly differentiated...

Bacterial growth curve

Nutritional environment regulates the bacterial growth. When a bacterium inoculated in a suitable liquid medium is incubated, its growth leads to an increase in the...