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Actinomyces

Actinomyces

(Science: microbiology) a genus of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms are nonmotile. Filaments that may be present in certain species are either straight or wavy and may have swollen or clubbed heads.


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Re: Question about actinomyces

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/320/5872/100 But it is behind a paywall.

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by canalon
Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:38 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
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Re: Question about actinomyces

... you. There is a article on recently published "sicence" magazine mentioning about using antibiotics of bacteria as carbon source but not actinomyces. But I think they do, too. Your reply so funny :mrgreen: .finally, thanks so much

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by Fruitfly
Fri Jun 20, 2008 3:34 am
 
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Question about actinomyces

Hi everyone, When there a lack of carbon source in actinomyces' microenvironment, do they use the antibiotic produced by them as energy supply ?

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by Fruitfly
Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:43 am
 
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Bacteria

... they are, in general, rod shaped... most of them are anaerobes but other Clostridium sp can be microaerophilic, and some Actinomyces sp (if dats what u mean) can be facultative anearobes Some species under those genera are human pathogens... ^_^

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by honee_v
Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:55 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteria
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actinomyces

what's a 'molar tooth'(in a culture of actinomyces)?

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by lara
Sun Oct 09, 2005 4:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
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