bacterial luminescence

bacterial luminescence

[bak′tir·ē·əl lü·mə′nes·əns]
(microbiology)
A light-producing phenomenon exhibited by certain bacteria.
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4] buffer supplemented with 100 mM NaCl and 1% TSB to sustain bacterial luminescence as previously described (Abou Alaiwa et al.
As a control, we coincubated bacteria with CFA and observed no increase in bacterial luminescence (data not shown).
Decrease of 500 mL bacterial luminescence in effect of 10 mL biocide measured by luminometer after 2 min.
The functional symbiotic organ is composed of several host tissues, including a core of branching epithelial crypts that houses the symbionts; a thick reflector that directs the bacterial luminescence ventrally; diverticula of the ink sac that dynamically control the intensity of
the controlled emission of bacterial luminescence into the host's environment.