coccoid


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coccoid

[′kä‚kȯid]
(microbiology)
A spherical bacterial cell.
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a coccoid prasinoxanthin-containing phytoplankter from the western North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
1965) have mentioned the presence of well-preserved rod-shaped and coccoid bacteria in the cherts of the Precambrian Gunflint Iron Formation (1.
On day 9, the number of coccoid bacteria in the dextrose treatment was much higher than in the molasses treatment, and there was an inversion in the evolution of abundance values throughout the experiment.
In short, our results revealed that the predominance of coccoid bacterial forms may indicate the high availability of energy resources to heterotrophic bacteria in the sediment of lakes in the Upper Parana River floodplain.
Furthermore, metabolically dormant coccoid cells residing in cytoplasmic vacuoles have very low susceptibilities to antibiotics.
A scanning electron micrograph of a biofilm containing fungi and coccoid cyanobacteria is shown in Fig.
An autopsy performed by the county medical examiner revealed visible colonies of coccoid bacteria, which had formed in Michael's heart, causing acute inflammation of heart tissues, the presence of which was preserved on slides and confirmed by microscopic inspection.
cholerae, which exists in coccoid shape and retains basal level of metabolic activity, can revert to the culturable and infective form through animal passages.
a/a a/a -/- Haematococcus -/- r/- r/- NONMOTILE COCCOID & COLONIAL GREEN ALGAE Ankistrodesmus a/- -/- -/- Pediastrum sp.
Aslim, Determination of some characteristics coccoid forms of lactic acid bacteria isolated from Turkish kefirs with natural probiotic, Lebensmittel Wissenschaft und Tech.
Populations of coccoid cyanobacteria and of photosynthetic eukaryotes were distinguished by differences in side light scatter (SSC) and by fluorescence in orange (cyanobacteria) and in red (eukaryotic phytoplankton) wavelengths.
It is a gram positive, coccoid rod shaped bacterium capable of utilising phenol as a sole source of carbon and energy.