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Letter to the Editor - Gram Stain Response for Microbiology

In 1884, Hans Christian Gram described a method of staining bacterial cells while not staining surrounding animal tissues; however, he thought the staining method he developed was faulty because not all bacteria stained. In a letter to the editor of the journal in which Gram published his findings, write your response to Gram's concern.

Solution Summary

500 word response containing thorough and specific information to facilitate the letter writing process. A summary of the Gram stain procedure is included with explanation of the important steps.