Amount of bacteria in hindgut

Value 2.7e+6 Cells/gut
Organism Termite Reticulitermes flavipes
Reference Schultz JE, Breznak JA. Heterotrophic bacteria present in hindguts of wood-eating termites [Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar)]. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1978 May35(5):930-6. p.933 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID655709
Comments "Direct microscopic counts revealed an average of 2.7x10^6 bacteria per gut (n = 4)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108557