Why are endospores clinically significant?
Endospores are structures created by certain types of bacteria in response to stress. The created endospore is a dormant form of the organism that has the capability of weathering harsher circumstances. The endospore may be revitalized and the bacteria can once again grow and live.
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Learn what bacterial endospores are. Understand the function of bacterial endospores. Read about the structure, formation, and germination of bacterial endospores.