ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

M.K. Chattopadhyay
Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad – 500 007, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2007;1(2):339-340
© The Author(s). 2007
Received: 15/09/2007 | Accepted: 08/10/2007 | Published: 30/10/2007

Protective effects of proline on different bacterial strains against high and low temperature and high osmolarity are discussed.  Role of proline in cryopreservation of microbial cells is mentioned and potential of this amino acid as a therapeutic agent is highlighted.


Proline, Bacteria, Temperature, Osmotic stress, Cryopreservation

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