Fig. 5: Mycobacterial cording as a biofilm in detergent-free liquid media. | npj Biofilms and Microbiomes

Fig. 5: Mycobacterial cording as a biofilm in detergent-free liquid media.

From: Three-dimensional low shear culture of Mycobacterium bovis BCG induces biofilm formation and antimicrobial drug tolerance

Fig. 5

A false-colour scanning electron microscopy image of M. bovis BCG grown in detergent-free liquid media (magnification ×1000), exemplifying the dense cording phenotype that may better represent M. tb lung lesion growth, which is quite different from single cells found in liquid media containing detergent.

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