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mesophile

[′mez·ə‚fīl]
(biology)
An organism, as certain bacteria, that grows at moderate temperature.
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The microbiological quality of the annual average through the enumeration of Total Aerobic Mesophilic Flora (TAMF) showed very high values of the order of 10.
Activity and phylogenetic composition of proteolytic bacteria in mesophilic fed-batch garbage composters, Microbes and Environment 19(4): 292-300.
Differential bioleaching of copper by mesophilic and moderately thermophilic acidophilic consortium enriched from same copper mine water sample.
The microbiological evaluation of the samples was based on mesophilic and psychrotrophic counts.
This type of spoilage is associated with anaerobic sulphide-reducing spore forming bacteria such as the themophilic Desulfotomaculum nigrificans and also the mesophilic Clostridium sporogenes.
Specific topics include a novel polymer-supported catalyst for preparing sydiopolystyrene, the effects of disperse dyes on dyeing ethylated Chinese fir powder, the accumulation of heavy metals by wetland plants with different root systems in a karst mountainous area, analyzing the ductility performance of reinforced concrete coupling beams in shear wall structure, and producing biogas by the mesophilic fermentation of Conyza canadensis.
The most commonly used type of anaerobic digester for biogas production in Germany, the country with the highest number of biogas plants in the world, is the so called single-stage, continuous flow-through, stirred tank reactor (CSTR) that uses high solids as a feedstock in wet fermentation and is operated at the mesophilic temperature range.
Thermophilic anaerobic sludge digestion appears particularly promising and may achieve superior ARG removal relative to mesophilic digestion, potentially because of the much narrower host ecology of the microorganisms (Diehl and LaPara 2010; Ma et al.
French Style Soft Cheese 5 quarts whole milk 1/8 teaspoon mesophilic culture or chevre culture or 1/2 cup cultured buttermilk can be substituted for the mesophilic culture.
Add mesophilic cultures off heat and mix thoroughly to disperse cultures evenly.