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SUMMARY: Refractive index measurements were made on the spores and vegetative cells of strains of var. and by phase contrast and interference microscopy with protein immersion. The refractive indices of the spores were found to be very high and comparable with that of dehydrated protein, suggesting that they contained very little water. Those of the vegetative cells were much lower, and indicated a solid content of about 30 w/v.

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