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1. L form (L-phase, L-phase variant)
L-forms are bacterial spheroplast s or protoplast s originating from normal bacteria following partial (spheroplasts) or complete (protoplasts) removal of the cell wall. The formation of L-forms can be either spontaneous (occuring during certain phase of growth) or artificial (suppression of the rigid cell wall by stimuli such as enzymes, heat-shock, or specieal L form induction medium, etc.) Bacterial genera from which L-forms have been derived include: Agrobacterium , Bacillus , Bacterodes, Bartonella, Bordetella, Brucella, Clostridium , Corynebacterium, Erysipelothrix, Escherichia , Flavobacterium, Haemophilus, Listeria, Neisseria, Proteus, Pseudomonas, Salmonella , Sarcina, Serratia, Shigella, Staphylococcus , Streptobacillus, Streptococcus , and Vibrio.

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