Frank Zappa Name Pops Up for Zit Causing Grapevine Bacteria

Frank Zappa Name Pops Up for Zit Causing Grapevine Bacteria

Because Frank Zappa’s name popped up in the music collection of more than a few microbiological researchers, they used it to name a new strain of bacteria which causes zits in humans and is found growing on grapevines. The bacteria, Propionibacterium acnes type Zappae, is found on most people’s skin, where it feeds from fatty […]