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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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However, considering the fact that reports about this microrganism detection in different foods marketed in the country are frequently (PETTINATI et al., 2006; ROSSI et al., 2011; FAI et al., 2011; MENDONCA et.
Prakash (eds), Microrganisms in environmental management: Microbes and Environment, Springer, Heidelberg Germany, 819 p.
Isolation and characterization of diesel oil degrading indigenous microrganisms in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.African Journal of Biotechnology, 7(12): 1927-1932.
aureus are composed by certain superficial components, including adhesion molecules, peptidoglycan and protein A, which allow these microrganisms to evade the host immune system (Ladhani, Joannou, Lochrie, Evans, & Poston, 1999; Dinges, Orwin, & Schlievert, 2000; Foster, 2005).
During the growing season (from April I to September 30), TSR mean values were always greater than 0.5 g C[O.sub.2] [m.sup.-2] [h.sup.-1] In particular, the contribution to the total value of TSR by roots and by the largest community of microrganisms was evident in the row position.
Macrophages produce nitric oxide and reactive oxygen species for killing of microrganisms (DiSalvo, 1971).
Efficient soil microrganisms: A new dimension for sustainable agriculture and environmental development.
Curcumin, resveratrol, quercetin, and the like are actually insecticides, antifungals, and neurotoxins that the plants make to ward off predators and infectious microrganisms. We take advantage of their hormetic actions.
The effects of agricultural chemical compounds on soil microrganisms differ with the chemical used.
With the newly developed processing method, by setting an electrolysis device in the main pipe to generate hypochlorous acid and enhancing the sterilization effect with the company's original "stirring device", it has been possible to disinfect microrganisms in ballast water, including those in the size of 50micro-m or larger.