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(Science: cell biology) in the form of very long rods, many times longer than wide.

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Bacterial Taxonomy

... traits of each taxonomic group and how frequent those traits are among the group, and maybe a chart of unique traits, such as the formation of filamentous structures or reproductive bodies, that are only found within a few taxonomic groups. Here it goes. Bacteria in General Bacteria reproduce ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 1530

Multicellular prokaryote

This is what wiki says: Cyanobacteria include unicellular and colonial species. Colonies may form filaments, sheets or even hollow balls. Some filamentous colonies show the ability to differentiate into several different cell types: vegetative cells, the normal, photosynthetic cells that are ...

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by Adz795
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:59 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
Replies: 24
Views: 17566

Incubation of Soil Fungi

As JorgeLobo has already pointed out, conventional bacteriological methods are useless in this case. I`ve been working with filamentous fungi for quite a while now, mostly in liquid cultures. To assess the growth of the fungi, we use indirect measures such as pH and amount of extracellular ...

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by DanielSan
Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Incubation of Soil Fungi
Replies: 4
Views: 2636

QuestionS on Taxonomy

... Which characteristics best describes what should be considered a species? 1. Gram positive, melting temperature of DNA within 5 C and filamentous growth 2. rRNA with less than 3% divergence, gram negative and sequence similarity based on nucleic acid hybridization of 70% 3. More than ...

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by klapausius
Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: QuestionS on Taxonomy
Replies: 1
Views: 3911

Re: Help - Unknown Microbe project - E.coli colony description

Just did this in lab with my prof. My specimen of E.coli had: circular form, filamentous margin (I had a hard time seeing this), raised elevation. We used an antiquated-looking piece of equipment called a "disecting microscope" that magnifies to 200x. ...

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by playdo
Sun Oct 18, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help - Unknown Microbe project - E.coli colony description
Replies: 12
Views: 37667
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