Fig. 3: Endospore Formation, Step 9

As the vegetative portion of the bacterium is degraded, the completed endospore is released.

Illustration of Endospore Formation, Step 9.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: August, 2018
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