mesophile


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mesophile

[′mez·ə‚fīl]
(biology)
An organism, as certain bacteria, that grows at moderate temperature.
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Linked to that is the appearance of very diverse tetrapod tracks and the re-occurrence of mesophile flora and invertebrate burrows (Scoyenia).
Mesophile Organism that grows best at moderate temperatures (around 37[degrees]C).
It means that the cell orientation and stimulation of the cell divisions in the main tissue can be determined by the load transfer from the growing vein into the mesophile.
Billiton's BioC0P[TM] copper technology has been tested since 1997 at the Chuquicamata pilot plant (using mesophile microorganisms) and in South Africa, providing the partners with very encouraging results.
The presence of iron was shown to be detrimental to the process probably because of precipitation of jarosites In iron-free solution the rate of bioleaching was shown to be about seven times that with the common leaching mesophile, Thiobacillus ferrooxidans.
The samples of third stage were analyzed in terms of microbiological (total mesophile aerobe bacteria (TMAB), psycrophile bacteria (PB), lactic acid bacteria (LAB), Enterobacteria (EB), yeast and mould (YM)), chemical (pH total volatile basic nitrogen value (TVB-N) and thiobarbituric acid number (TBA)), organoleptic (view, texture, colour, odor, total assesment) and colour criteria (L , a and b values).
Nowadays, commercial PE is obtained from mesophile rhodophyta Porphyridium (phycoerythrin) and available from various companies including AnaSpec Inc.
Total aerobic and mesophile flora of the flour were not different from the recommended values (p=0.
Microbial analysis showed no significant difference in aerobic mesophile and absence of total Coliforms and Escherichia coli.
In addition, due to their stability at high temperatures and ease of bioseparation, the introduction of thermostable enzymes into the protein population of a mesophile by cloning offers a clear opportunity to use heat treatment method for purification (Schofield & Daniel, 1993).