endospore


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endospore

[′en·də‚spȯr]
(biology)
An asexual spore formed within a cell.
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It was appeared as off-white, medium sized, smooth/elevated and wet had given positive result for gram staining but negative result for endospore staining and motility test.
Analysis of the role of bacterial endospore cortex structure in resistance properties and demonstration of its conservation amongst species.
Additionally, none of the isolates possessed capsules or endospores.
Gram staining and endospore staining of the isolate DM15 showed the purple and red colour respectively without the green spot in later, indicating the gram positive non spore forming bacteria (Table 1).
Isolates/Tests Iso 1 Iso 2 Iso 3 Gram stain - ve + ve + ve Shape Short Rod Short Short Rod Rod Endospore - + + Motility + + + Oxidase + + + Catalase + + + Urease + + + Indole - - - MR--VP - - - Citrate + + + Utilization TSI Butt A K K Slant K K K [H.
cereus isolate was collected from each positive sample and all were confirmed using motility test, endospore formation and biochemical tests with API-50 CHB kit.
anthracis is a facultative (capable of adapting to different conditions) organism whose cycle of vegetative growth and endospore formation occur in soil.
Products: Ocean Optics released the Endospore Detection System for $4,999 .
Centrifugation at a force of only 3,000 x g reduced endospore numbers in skim milk and whole milk by more than 60%.
This bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, is an endospore-forming rod, and it is these endospores that have the potential for causing anthrax infections in humans.
A gram variable, endospore forming, facultatively anaerobic, flagellated bacillus was isolated from a sample of surface soil.