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Anaerobe

Definition

noun, plural: anaerobes

An anaerobic organism that does not require oxygen for growth and metabolism (e.g. anaerobic respiration).


Supplement

Word origin: an- from Greek, "not, without," + Greek āero-, from āēr, air

Also called: anaerobic organism.
Compare: aerobe.


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... clustered in chains, splotches, and red/pink. Blue Vegetative cells." - Rods or Cocci??? "THIOGLYCOLLATE MEDIUM- Anaerobic" -Which anaerobe? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thioglycollate_broth) "SEMI SOLID (Sloppy) Agar – Anaerobic" - This media is usually used to test ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:36 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
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URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!

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by Cat
Fri Nov 29, 2013 5:17 pm
 
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Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... cells from dividing Some relevant links on Wikipedia Management of cancer Clostridium novyi-NT - Potential Therapeutic Uses in Cancers Obligate anaerobe Antimicrobial Hormonal therapy (oncology) Growth factor receptor inhibitor Chemotherapy

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
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Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Help with unknown

... Shigella sonnei Proteus vulgaris Proteus mirabilis Here are the test results I ran for my unknown: It is a Gram-negative bacillus facultative anaerobe Motility + Citrate + MR - (Unsure of the MRVP results, so not using it as a reliable test) VP - Sulfur - Indole - Catalase + Oxidase/Kovac's ...

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by kayleighat
Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help with unknown
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Help! "Unknown Bacteria" I have no idea where to look =T

... hydrolysis result. I am at a complete loss of which direction to look as far as what my bacteria is. I asked my instructor if a facultative anaerobe could produce oxidase, and she told me "No, due to only certain aerobic bacteria produce cytochrome C." I am hoping you can send ...

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by stephanie1234
Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:44 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help! "Unknown Bacteria" I have no idea where to look =T
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