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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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The company's Tritek system for microbiological water purification combines microfiltration with Itek-3 to eliminate microrganisms while limiting the iodine taste imparted to the drinking water.
1] In particular, the contribution to the total value of TSR by roots and by the largest community of microrganisms was evident in the row position.
We hope this research will advance our understanding of the complex relationship between our diet, the microrganisms that live in our gut, and the small molecules they produce that end up circulating throughout our body," comments one of the principal investigators on the study, Gary Wu, MD, the Ferdinand G.
Curcumin, resveratrol, quercetin, and the like are actually insecticides, antifungals, and neurotoxins that the plants make to ward off predators and infectious microrganisms.
With the newly developed processing method, by setting an electrolysis device in the main pipe to generate hypochlorous acid and enhancing the sterilization effect with the company's original "stirring device", it has been possible to disinfect microrganisms in ballast water, including those in the size of 50micro-m or larger.
Degradation of soluble and insoluble proteins by Bacteroides amytophilus protease and by rumen microrganisms.