Asticcacaulis

Asticcacaulis

[ə‚stik·ə′kȯl·əs]
(microbiology)
A genus of prosthecate bacteria; cells are rod-shaped with an appendage (pseudostalk), and reproduction is by binary fission of cells.
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Liu and his coworkers inserted two Bs genes into the gram-negative bacterium Asticcacaulis excentricus, causing it to produce one of the three Bs poisons.