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microorganism

[¦mī·krō′ȯr·gə‚niz·əm]
(microbiology)
A microscopic organism, including bacteria, protozoans, yeast, viruses, and algae.
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Working with Professor Gary Black on the three-year project, he will isolate and analyse the proteins found within the micro-organisms.
They found evidence of different populations of micro-organisms in salt deposits of different ages, giving them a much better idea of which bacteria are likely to have been incorporated when.
A third class of micro-organism known as facultative bacteria can be active in absence or presence of oxygen.
It involves harnessing the metabolism of micro-organisms to obtain products that are difficult to synthesize.
The level of the aerosol containing the micro-organism must be at such a level to infect; this will vary from aerosol to aerosol and micro-organism to micro-organism.
Micro-organism development can occur at each step of the production process, and later in the packaged product.
The collaboration aims to accelerate the delivery of a broad spectrum of products based on naturally occurring micro-organisms for pre- and post-harvest application around the world.
suggests that the smartphone contains thousands of micro-organisms and these can be a mirror to the bacteria, fungi and virus that are present in our body and in the surroundings.
It offers software designed to help research cooperation amongst scientists studying predictive microbiology--estimating the behaviour of micro-organisms in response to environmental conditions, especially in food production and processing operations, from the farm to the table.
We will start from experimental observations of micro-organism evolution, and abstract this to reproduce EvoEvo, in biological models, in computational models, and in application software.
The researchers with the University of Georgia have identified a micro-organism called "rushing fireball" which can convert CO2 into a fuel.
However, whether it was safe to use a pathogenic micro-organism as a cancer vaccine remained a large unresolved question until now.