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gram-negative

[′gram¦neg·əd·iv]
(microbiology)
Of bacteria, decolorizing and staining with the counterstain when treated with Gram's stain.
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Specifically disrupts lipids found in Gram-negative bacteria membranes while not affecting membranes in eukaryotic cells--cells with the nucleus and other structures enclosed in separate membranes found in mammals and other nonmicrobial life.
PharmaFocus: Market Access Strategies for Antibiotics Targeting Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria
The bivalent metal ions play a fundamental role in the protection of bacterial cell walls especially of Gram-negative bacteria (Mastromatteo et al.
Once inside the cancer cells, the AMPs target and damage the cell's power plant, an organelle called the mitochondria, which has a double-layered membrane that is remarkably similar to that of Gram-negative bacteria," he said.
In order to improve the efficiency of nisin as well as its activity against Gram-negative bacteria, European scientists screened for food compounds synergistic to nisin.
The diseases caused by Gram-negative bacteria include intra-abdominal infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, peritonitis, septicemia, neonatal meningitis, and burn and wound infections.
Haemophilus influenzae - A gram-negative bacteria that causes a wide range of infections, including lower respiratory infections in children and infants where immunizations are unavailable.
During the study, the researchers examined infections caused by several gram-negative bacteria, including E.
The need for well-tolerated antibiotics that are active against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria is urgent.
Comparative surface-to-hand and fingertip-to-mouth transfer efficiency of gram-positive bacteria, gram-negative bacteria, and phage.
Goodlett is an associate professor in the Medicinal Chemistry Department at the University of Washington, where he directs mass spectrometry cores for biodefense research in gram-negative bacteria and ecogenetics and environmental health.
Culture later identified the gram-negative bacteria as F tularensis type B.

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