Modification of F colony structure by neighboring baterial bodies. a Formation of X structures of the F morphotype in the vicinity of non-F maculae (day 10) on media with (i-iii) and without (iv) glucose (NA vs. NAG); b Cross-section diagram of X structure and the microscopic pattern of its margin.
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