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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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Biomerieux API anaerobe testing kit

Dear all, This is directed at anybody working in the fields of microbiology. To the mods, feel free to move this post to the appropriate board.I am currently working with anaerobes and have been using an anaerobic biomerieux API test kit to identity some isolates. It has come to light that I do not ...

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by ithyphallic
Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Biomerieux API anaerobe testing kit
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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
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
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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