"Production of Hydrogen Peroxide by Bacteria"
James Walter McLeod and John Gordon
Volume 16 (4)
quote from the following paper...
"The inhibitory substance developed in pneumococcal cultures to which there is abundant
access of oxygen is H2O2... The early death of pneumococcus in culture is usually due to accumulation of excess H2O2.
The green or yellow colorations produced on heated blood media by certain bacteria are due to H2O2 formation."
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