Mirabilis


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Mirabilis

 

a genus of generally perennial herbaceous plants of the family Nyctagynaceae. The roots are often thickened. The leaves are opposite and entire. The regular flowers are bisexual and grow in many-flowered inflorescences. The corolla is purple, white, or yellow and consists of five (sometimes three to seven) long, fused bracts. After the plant blossoms, the bracts greatly increase in size and surround the fruit. Each flower (less commonly, only some of the flowers) has a calyxlike involucre.

There are 60 species, distributed from central North America to Chile. Of the many decorative species, the best known is the four-o’clock (Mirabilis jalapa), whose garden forms have variously colored, variegated flowers. Four-o’clocks open toward evening and remain fully open until morning; in cloudy weather they are open during the day as well.

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mirabilis, Whitby, et al., 1945; MacConkey, et al., 1999; Sokokski, and Stapert, 1963 and Williams, 1973, have been used numerous media to prevent this swarming, among these are very dry plate, MacConkey medium containing bile salt, ferrous ions and P-nitrophenyl glycerin.
mirabilis and Leptogorgia punicea (Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1857) were deposited in the Echinodermata, and Cnidaria collections at the Laboratorio de Invertebrados Marinhos do Ceara (LIMCe) of the Universidade Federal do Ceara (UFC) under the vouchers #ECHINODERMATA-398 and #CNIDARIA-049, respectively.
mirabilis, we examine nuptial feeding under a regime that involves starvation after copulation and gift consumption.
For understanding the antimicrobial mechanism, Proteus mirabilis was used as a model organism by Cup-plate method after 24 h.
mirabilis is the second most common bacterial strain isolated from CAUTIs in patients with long-term indwelling catheters, and of all Gram-negative bacteria, it tends to display the greatest propensity to bind the surface of catheters and urological devices in general [6].
Las descripciones de shock septico ocasionados por Proteus mirabilis requiere de un adecuado tratamiento para tener una evolucion favorable.
Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 700603, Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, and Proteus mirabilis ATCC BAA856 were procured from the Uganda National Health Laboratories (UNHLs) formerly known as Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL) and used as controls in this study.
coli and Proteus mirabilis, the two organisms responsible for UTI in the presented cases.
More than 30% of patients may die as consequence of bacteraemia.156 Urinary infections occurring in association with urinary catheter after urinary endoscopic interventions and inadequate antibiotic use are called cross-infections.4 Proteus mirabilis Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are cross-infections most frequently encountered in the urinary system.
Abstract: The spider Latrodectus mirabilis is recorded for Brazil, based on specimens collected in outcrops areas at Area de Protecao Ambiental do Rio Ibirapuita, Sanf Ana do Livramento, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
All strains of Proteus mirabilis (7/7, 100%) and 5/16 (31,2%) of E.