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Pseudomonas

A genus of gram-negative, nonsporeforming, rod-shaped bacteria. Motile species possess polar flagella. They are strictly aerobic, but some members do respire anaerobically in the presence of nitrate. Some species produce acids oxidatively from carbohydrates; none is fermentative and none photosynthetic.

Members of the genus Pseudomonas cause a variety of infective diseases; some species cause disease of plants. One species, P. mallei, is a mammalian parasite, and is the causative agent of glanders, an infectious disease of horses that occasionally is transmitted to humans by direct contact. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most significant cause of hospital-acquired infections, particularly in predisposed patients with metabolic, hematologic, and malignant diseases. The spectrum of clinical disease ranges from urinary tract infections to septicemia, pneumonia, meningitis, and infections of postsurgical and posttraumatic wounds. See Meningitis, Pneumonia

Pseudomonas

[‚süd·ə′mōn·əs]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, motile, non-spore-forming, rod-shaped bacteria that cause a variety of infectious diseases in animals and humans (such as glanders and melioidosis) and in plants.
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Effects of pseudomonas fluorescens rhizobacteria application in wheat on some macro and micro element contents in grains
In the present investigation, the magnitude of the substrate concentration was studied and it was observed that 4-5 g of bauxite ore concentration was found to be better for aluminum and iron extraction by Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and 4 gm proved the best with the Pseudomonas fluorescens bacterium respectively.
Cloning, expression, and nucleotide sequence of a lipase gene from Pseudomonas fluorescens B52.
Nelson, "Postharvest biological control of blue mold of apple by Pseudomonas fluorescens during commercial storage and potential modes of action," Postharvest Biology and Technology, vol.
La inoculacion con Pseudomonas fluorescens cepa Avm, permitio obtener plantulas con sistemas radical mas desarrollado y denso en el cepellon, con un peso seco significativamente mayor del sistema radicular (p [menor que o igual a] 0.05).
Caption: Figure 2 Modeled and Observed Bowl Water Clearance for Pseudomonas fluorescens in Flushometer Toilet Obtained via a Least Squares Fitting Procedure on the Logarithms of the Concentrations
Detoxification potential of Pseudomonas fluorescens SM1 strain for remediation of major toxicants in Indian water bodies.
and Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of cantaloupe root rot caused by Fusarium solani.
We concluded from the results of this study that adequate P nutrition and seed inoculation with ACC- deaminase, phosphate-solubilizing Pseudomonas fluorescens increase growth and yield of wheat due to its increased P and decreased Cd concentration.
In lab tests, neither Pseudomonas fluorescens PfO-1 nor Pedobacter sp.