Since Bacillus megaterium are non-motile, they may not
be able to avoid harmful toxins in the environment. B.
megaterium is known to have endospores; why would endospore
formation be advantageous for this bacterium? Choose the best
Select one or more:
a. They help the bacteria to reproduce quicker, as a larger
population of cells can help combat unfavorable conditions.
b. Sporulation will take place once conditions are unfavorable
for the cell.
c. Endospores can survive at any pressure and temperature, even
those exceeding 121 degrees Celsius
d. Endospores save genetic material in a resistant spore