bacterial endospore

bacterial endospore

[bak′tir·ē·əl ′en·dō‚spȯr]
(microbiology)
A body, resistant to extremes of temperature and to dehydration, produced within the cells of gram-positive, sporeforming rods of Bacillus and Clostridium and by the coccus Sporosarcina.
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The Microbial Monitor uses a method of measuring bacterial endospore concentrations in an indoor environment; and correlating the measured bacterial endospore concentration to biomass in the said environment, thereby providing an indicator for said biomass.
Bacterial endospores in wastewater from the University of Florida water reclamation plant were enumerated according to a slightly modified methodology proposed by Nieminski (2002).
a) Disinfection level Group required Bacterial endospores (e.
The PlasmaGen APR-510-S is a laboratory instrument that releases nucleic acid in less than two minutes from all classes of microorganisms including bacteria, bacterial endospores (e.
The fully integrated EDS2000 system uses Ocean Optics spectrofluorimetry technology, software and accessories to detect and quantify the fluorescence from concentrated forms of bacterial endospores present in suspect samples.
The PlasmaGen APR-510-S is an instrument for the laboratory benchtop that releases DNA from all types of microorganisms including bacterial endospores.
Bioquell's HPV technology has been tested and proven effective against many organisms including bacteria, bacterial endospores, viruses, bacteriophage, fungi, nematodes and protozoa.
5 Years in Outer Space, Resistance of Bacterial Endospores to Outer Space for Planetary Protection Purposes and Survival of Bacillus pumilus Spores for a Prolonged Period of Time in Real Space Conditions, have appeared in Astrobiology Journal.
5 Years in Outer Space," "Resistance of Bacterial Endospores to Outer Space for Planetary Protection Purposes" and "Survival of Bacillus Pumilus Spores for a Prolonged Period of Time in Real Space Conditions," have appeared in Astrobiology Journal.
Susceptibility to chemical disinfectants and UV irradiation Microorganism Highly susceptible# Mycoplasmas# Susceptible Enveloped viruses Gram-positive bacteria Gram-negative bacteria Fungal spores Resistant Nonenveloped viruses Mycobacteria Highly resistant Bacterial endospores Protozoal oocysts Protozoallike spores Extremely resistant Prions Highlighted in bold are characteristic and susceptibility of abalone herpes virus, an enveloped virus.
Bacillus illnesses are caused by bacterial endospores that survive when food is not well-cooked.
It effectively eliminates vegetative bacteria cells, enveloped viruses and fungi, but has a limited effect on Mycobacteria, non-enveloped viruses and bacterial endospores.