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Microbe

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noun: microbes

Any of the microorganisms, especially those causing diseases or infections


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The term microbe was coined to refer collectively to the microscopic organisms, including bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses. However, the term is used commonly to denote to any of the bacteria that are harmful, pathogenic.


Word origin: Greek mīkro- (small)- + bíos (life)

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... at all. If we add suitable nutrients in the agar and innoculate with a needle (stab innoculation) after suitable incubation time we can know microbe's oxygen requirements. Aerophile grow on the top, microaerophile in middle and anerobic at bottom. It will work well with culturable bacteria. ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
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Views: 339

Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes

... at all. If we add suitable nutrients in the agar and innoculate with a needle (stab innoculation) after suitable incubation time we can know microbe's oxygen requirements. Aerophile grow on the top, microaerophile in middle and anerobic at bottom. It will work well with culturable bacteria. ...

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by josem
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:28 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
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... resort to embracing the aliens..... You got it wrong! There is NO evidence of "an intelligent creator" just as there is NO evidence of microbe to human evolution. There is, however, abundant evidence that WE can create new species and WE can send them to other planets. Hence, we can ...

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by Cat
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Evolution or De-evolution?

FYI- I am a molecular biologist. I am not a creationist. I have a problem with "evolution" from single cell microbe to multicellular organism for several reasons: 1. First there is no direct experimental molecular evidence of gene gain in bacteria. 2. From biochemical standpoint, ...

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by Cat
Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... house full. But the lady bugs will keep mites and stuff away from my plants while the Earthworms recycle the soil. I am still reading the book on Microbes, but I learned that Bacteria is the main thing needed. So I ordered some Petri dishes, some Agar, and 2 books on classification of bacteria. ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
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