microaerophilic


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microaerophilic

[¦mī·krō¦er·ə¦fil·ik]
(microbiology)
Pertaining to those microorganisms requiring free oxygen but in very low concentration for optimum growth.
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Products for generating anaerobic and microaerophilic cultivation environment in disposable bags or small bench based boxes/containers.
vaginalis Selective Supplement SR0119E, Oxoid (with gentamicin and nallidix acid) in microaerophilic atmosphere (5-10% C[O.
After 15 minutes, the plates were transferred into a microaerophilic condition and they were kept in this condition at 37deg C.
Culture of Borrelia should be done on BSK II medium in a microaerophilic atmosphere at 30[degrees]C to 35[degrees]C for 6 weeks.
rhamnosus was more consistent when the organism was cultured in a microaerophilic atmosphere.
However, under oxygen-limiting microaerophilic and anaerobic conditions, severe restrictions may be imposed on the reoxidation potential, leading to redox imbalance that results in toxic accumulations of the reducing equivalents.
sup-1]), long, light brown filaments of microaerophilic chemotrophs grew in the tubing downstream of the sulfide injection, presumably generating energy by oxidizing the sulfide.
Briefly, Campylobacter isolates were grown overnight on Campylobacter blood agar (Fisher) under microaerophilic conditions.
Since 1993, RTL has become popular with microbiologists working with anaerobic and microaerophilic organisms in hospitals and public health institutions.
In less than 3 minutes, the Anoxomat creates anaerobic and microaerophilic environments in reusable jars with no hazardous gases or materials.
There are many beneficial effects of these heat treatments such as: (a) development of sterile medium that inhibit the growth of any undesirable microorganism; (b) removal of air from the medium to produce a more conductive medium for the growth of microaerophilic lactic cultures; (c) effecting thermal breakdown of milk constituents especially proteins that release peptones and sulfhydryl groups which provide nutrition and anaerobic conditions of the starter culture (d) it denatures and coagulate the milk protein which enhance the viscosity of the product (Bhattacharya et al.
pylori bacterium is a small microaerophilic, non-sporing, Gram-negative curved spiral shaped bacterium that is about 3 [micro]m long with a diameter of 0.