Understanding Pleomorphism

Pleomorphism (pleo = many; morph = form) is the ability of microbes to change into many varied forms in a developmental cycle, depending on the conditions of the environment. This theory was primarily pioneered by the German microbiologist Prof. Dr. Günther Enderlein (1872-1968) who wrote ‘Bacteria Cyclogeny’, published in 1925, in addition to over 500 scientific papers. … Continue reading Understanding Pleomorphism

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