mesophile


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mesophile

[′mez·ə‚fīl]
(biology)
An organism, as certain bacteria, that grows at moderate temperature.
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The mesophile count was repeated twice (n = 2), and the remainder of the analytical determinations, four times (n = 4).
It is well known that there are three ranges of anaerobic degradation temperature: degradation at ambient temperature (psychrophilic range), mesophile degradation at 33-40[degrees]C and thermophilic degradation at 50-60[degrees]C.
Mesophile Organism that grows best at moderate temperatures (around 37[degrees]C).
Gypsum-pseudomorphs, desiccation cracks, xeromorphic calcisols and vertisols as well as mesophile fauna and flora were characteristic of the red, brown flood plain deposits of the Viala and the Rabejac Fm.
Growth of the main leaf tissue (mesophile) is determined by cell divisions in different directions and production of the isomorphic cells, which may be slightly elongated and oriented along the corresponding conducting element when they are near the vein.
Billiton's BioC0P[TM] copper technology has been tested since 1997 at the Chuquicamata pilot plant (using mesophile microorganisms) and in South Africa, providing the partners with very encouraging results.
Despite the mesophilic is more similar to hyperthermophilic across the structure as a whole, the reducing end of the cleft is an area where there are substantial sequence differences between the mesophile and thermophile.
Microbial counts (Log CFU/g) of restructured beef steaks containing MTGase from different beef trimmings grade and freezing Beef trimmings Grade I Grade II p-value (a) Raw samples Psychrotrophic 4.72 (2) 5.40 0.071 Mesophile 3.91 3.38 0.107 Thermophile ND (3) ND -- Cooked samples Psychrotrophic ND ND -- Mesophile ND ND -- Thermophile ND ND -- Freezing SEM Fresh Frozen p-value (a) Raw samples Psychrotrophic 5.18 4.84 0.093 0.093 Mesophile 3.73 3.55 0.514 0.514 Thermophile ND ND -- -- Cooked samples Psychrotrophic ND ND -- -- Mesophile ND ND -- -- Thermophile ND ND -- -- MTGase, microbial transglutaminase; SEM, standard error of mean; ND, not detected.
The plate mesophile (heterotrophs), psychrotrophile, total coliform, fecal coliform, and sulphite reducing spore counts and the presence of Salmonella spp., were determined according to the standards of the Normas del Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos-INVIMA and Normas Tecnicas Colombianas (12).
The three profiles correspond to mesophile, mesohygrophile, and hygrophile systems, respectively [5].
The presence of iron was shown to be detrimental to the process probably because of precipitation of jarosites In iron-free solution the rate of bioleaching was shown to be about seven times that with the common leaching mesophile, Thiobacillus ferrooxidans.
The isolate is a mesophile and shows maximum growth rate at an optimum temperature of 37[degrees]C.