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(noun) Plural form of filament.

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Re: Kindly help me fill up this. (NOCARDIA)

... It's either nocardia or TB when the test is positive Actually, Nocardia are partially acid fast. Gram +ve bacilli + coccobacilli with branching filaments (fungus-like) partially acid fast Catalase+ Urease+ ID by morphology, confirm by molecular tests. Tests that are listed here are for enterics…

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by Cat
Sun Sep 16, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Kindly help me fill up this. (NOCARDIA)
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I don't think pulling mushrooms out of the ground has much effect on them, since like you said they have hyphae (="filaments") that grow under the ground. In many places the soil contains huge masses of fungal hyphae, so plucking few of the fruiting bodies does not get you ...

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by biohazard
Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Mushrooms
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Culturing cyanobacteria - urgent advice please!!

... I was advised that after 4 weeks I should inoculate again at 1:10 when there was a dense culture. I am nearly at that point and I cant't see any filaments or anything of the sort. I really need someone's help as this is an expensive project, and they are expensive cultures, and I cant get them ...

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Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Culturing cyanobacteria - urgent advice please!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2650

who can identify what these filaments are

... B, and then i find it forms a black object which is naked eyes visible. Under microscope observation it is composed of many small particles and filaments, i think the small translucent ones are mitochondria which are entangled by sth i can't identify. So can anyone tell me what they are? :?:

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by yesiao
Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: who can identify what these filaments are
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Statement about Muscle Contraction correct?

"Ca2+ activates Ca-dependent protein kinases that activates to interact with thin filaments." Is this statement correct? What exactly is the protein kinases then? What exactly is the definition of "heteronymous innervation"? I found no clear answer ...

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by saryanki
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Statement about Muscle Contraction correct?
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