microorganism

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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 scientists, from the University of Plymouth and the University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, studied a single celled organisms called Foraminifera around volcanic carbon dioxide vents off Naples in Italy.
Morphotek has developed a broad patent estate that covers regulation of this process in single celled organisms such as bacteria, yeast and mammalian cells as well as in more complex multicellular organisms such as rodents and plants using a variety of protein and small chemical inhibitors.

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