Corynebacterium

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Corynebacterium

[¦kȯr·ə‚nē·bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-positive, straight or slightly curved rods in the coryneform group of bacteria; club-shaped swellings are common; includes human and animal parasites and pathogens, and plant pathogens.
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1979) using a strain of Corynebacterium parvum that had been demonstrated to have antitumor activity.
Sadler TE, Jones PDE, Castro JE, Lampert IA (1989) Effects of intravenous injection of two different strains of Corynebacterium parvum in the mouse.

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