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Aerobe

Definition

noun, plural: aerobes

An aerobic organism, i.e. an organism that requires oxygen for growth and oxygen based metabolism (e.g. aerobic respiration).


Supplement

Word origin: French aérobie : Greek āēr, air + Greek bios, life.

Also called: aerobic organism.
Compare: anaerobe.


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Help identifying unknown bacteria

strict aerobe by thioglyoclate test, negative carb fermentation, positive citrate, negative indole, positive urease, catalase positive, gram negative rod,positive decarboxylation tests......I think I have Alcaligenes faecalis ...

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by anthony7
Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:56 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help identifying unknown bacteria
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Views: 4613

Help identifying unknown bacteria

Hell everyone, I am trying to identify my unknown bacteria Gram negative- I believe rod shaped strict aerobe-thioglycollate test, although the deep stab appeared to be fac. anaerobic I might have screwed up the deep stab slow urea hydrolysis, weak urease prod-urea agar citrate ...

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by anthony7
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help identifying unknown bacteria
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Metabolic Process

Why does the Pe (aerotolerant aerobe) strain of yeast with glucose and with oxygen have less cell yield at cessation in 20hrs than Pe strain in glucose without oxygen if they took the same amount of time to reach cessation? Why would Pe ...

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by Nicolodn
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:00 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Metabolic Process
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microbiology

http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=obligate+aerobe+example http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=microaerofile+example http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=aerotolerant+anaerobe+example ;)

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by JackBean
Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:02 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: microbiology
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Views: 3233

microbiology

i mean , name a bacteria that is a microaerofile obligate aerobe and aerotolerant anaerobe thanks lucy

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by lucypaulette
Wed Oct 07, 2009 2:14 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: microbiology
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