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Unformatted text preview: negative, the cell wall of the bacteria will have more lipopolysaccrides in the outer membrane. Positive gram stain bacteria have a thick-mesh like cell wall, while negative gram bacteria will have a thin cell wall with phospholipid bilayer membrane. The negative gram stain bacteria will also Aaron Miller BLD 213 A40386319 Gram Stain Tutor be able to release the dye after it has entered the cell, because of its thin cell wall. 3) Gram positive for bacteria a. cocci- spherical bacterium Diplococcus (Pairs of cocci), Chain (chains of variable length), Tetrad (4 cocci), Cluster ( groups of cocci) b. Rod- rectangular shaped bacteria Long -wide (Blunt ends), Long narrow (blunt ends that may form chains of variable length), Coccobacillus (very short narrow rods). Branched (long and narrow, may have beaded staining pattern)....
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