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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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amyloliquefaciens added as inoculum during fermentation significantly (p < 0.
amyloliquefaciens as an inoculum used in this study was lower than the dosage as reported by Wizna et al.
where A, B and C represent moisture content, inoculums size and temperature respectively.
True vaccine errors reported to VAERS 2001-2002 Wrong inoculum 13 Overdose 5 Wrong injection site 3 Immunization status 5
Inoculum was collected from a farm-scale biogas plant (Anseong, South Korea) that digests piggery slurry.
After 4 wks of feeding, the pigs were slaughtered in the morning and the large intestinal content was collected as inoculum for the study.
Energy and protein evaluation of tropical feedstuffs for whole tract and ruminal digestion by chemical analyses and rumen inoculum studies in vitro.
Then the medium was modified by L-glutamine and inoculated with inoculum in these different media.
Four separate inoculum mixtures (one for each organism) were prepared by grouping of the three strains of each genus together.