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Azotobacter Cysts: Reactivation by White Light after Inactivation by Ultraviolet Radiation

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Science  05 Dec 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3910, pp. 1296-1297
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3910.1296

Abstract

Cysts of Azotobacter vinelandii 12837 inactivated by ultraviolet radiation can be reactivated by white light. This photoreactivation mechanism is not seen in the vegetative cells of the same organism.

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