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microbe

[¦mī‚krōb]
(microbiology)
A microorganism, especially a bacterium of a pathogenic nature.
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Caption: Plant roots actively recruit microbes for nutrient collection.
By extension, there is concern that broad dietary changes across the general population will cause us, as humans, to lose the microbes that we evolved with.
Certain microbes would treat the waste and then grow edible material out of it as it breaks it down, according to a team of researchers.
Previous evidence suggests that the gut microbiome may be important in protecting against severe influenza infections, so, in this study, the researchers aimed to identify just what gut microbes might provide that protection.
[USA], Aug 13 (ANI): A team of researchers have discovered that by-products of the digestion of dietary fiber by gut microbes act as the right fuel to help maintain gut health.
Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home
Microbes of the plastisphere live in waters from Australia to Europe.
Muscat: Microbes are so small that millions can fit into the eye of a needle, and apart from the fact that they are the oldest form of life, they were also the topic of discussion at the recent Science Cafe organised by the Oman Animal & Plant Genetic Resources Centre (OAPGRC) at Moca & More Cafe in Al Azaiba.
Xin Luo, an assistant professor of immunology at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and a faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, collborated with Husen Zhang, a research assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, to compare the gut microbes in healthy mice with those in mice with a defective immune system, both before and after weaning.
Sharp Corporation has developed a microbe sensor that quickly and automatically measures the amount of airborne microbes such as bacteria and mold spores.
Tokyo, Sept 26, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation has developed a microbe sensor that quickly and automatically measures the amount of airborne microbes such as bacteria and mold spores.