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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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Andrew Adamatzky at the University of the West of England in Bristol tempted the single-celled organism with various goodies.
Led by Michael Riehle, University of Arizona entomologists introduced genetic modifications in mosquitoes in a way that renders them completely immune to the parasite, a single-celled organism called Plasmodium.
By comparing proteins present in more than 3000 different prokaryotes - a type of single-celled organism without a nucleus - molecular biologist James A.
Doctors suspect the culprit is one of two types of infectious microbes: a bacteria, a single-celled organism, or a virus, a chemical package of genetic material (either RNA or DNA).
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of Liverpool have shown how a single-celled organism, living freely in the environment, could be a source of Salmonella transmission to animals and humans.
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The culprit: a common bacteria, or single-celled organism, called staphylococcus aureus (sta-fuh-loh-KO-cus OR-ee-us) or "staph," which can potentially poison blood.
Caulobacter is a single-celled organism with a filament-like tail called a flagellum.
This is the first time a single-celled organism has been shown to make such animal-like traces.
They also measured isotope ratios in sulfides produced by Archaeoglobus fulgidus, a single-celled organism that thrives around deep-sea hydrothermal vents.
In the case of single-celled organisms, those genes are sometimes passed along to future generations, he said.
Zymergen integrates computational and manufacturing technologies to design, engineer, and optimize microbes single-celled organisms to unlock the vast potential of nature's foundational factory, the cell.

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