Caption: Alicyclobacillus spp. - an acidophilic, thermophilic, spore forming bacteiurm. Causes food spoilage, especially in fruit juices. The spores can survive pasteurization treatments and heat can activate the spores to begin growth and cause contamination.
Magnification*: x2,400
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 03.01.02,20175B,acidophilic,Alicyclobacillus,bacilli,bacillus,bacteria,bacterium,food spoilage,Gram positive,Gram-positive,rod prokaryote,spore,spore forming,thermophilic,thermotolerant,SEM