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inoculum

[i′näk·yə·ləm]
(microbiology)
A small amount of substance containing bacteria from a pure culture which is used to start a new culture or to infect an experimental animal.
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subtilis was prepared by inoculating100 g of each carrier with inducer inoculum in such a way that initially concentration of spores was maintained 1105 spores/ g of dried inoculum (Shazia et al.
Bioleaching Experiments: The parameters selected at the bioleaching experiments are pH, pulp density (percent of ore in bioleaching solution), inoculum volume (volume of solutions of bacteria), particle size and stirring speed [22, 29, 30].
2012), who found methane yields above 660 mLCH4xgVS-1, due to probably to the source of the inoculum used in their study (municipal WWTP with separated sewer systems), unlike the rpresent study where collection networks are combined sewage which generatedanegative dilutioneffect.
The commercial inoculum used, Symbivit(r) (INOCULUM plus, France), is granulated and consists of a support based on natural clay and propagules of 6 AMF species (Claroideoglomus etunicatum, C.
In all these studies, based on animal waste as inoculum, prevails the characteristics of the effluent, which is what will be decomposed and will result in biogas.
With an increase in inoculum dose, significantly more IJ moved towards the host and caused infection and was found significantly correlated with the latter (Fig.
It will also be important to limit opportunities for introduction of inoculum with soil or transplants.
Combine Mueller-Hinton broth and preservative solution to achieve a final volume of 1 mL, keeping in mind that the inoculum will be added in step four.
This growth occurred in a sealed test-tube during 24 hours at 37[degrees]C and then was replicated again to test-tube using 10% of growth solution, and this last grown 24 hours, being ready to be a fermentation inoculum.
of conidia/mL in 50 mL of optimised culture medium in order to obtain the optimized inoculum size of culture medium.
This led the researchers to state that, "It is possible to speculate that our current vaccination procedure could have a greater degree of protection against a CWD inoculum that reflects a dose more likely to occur in the wild.