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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a microbe (i.e. any of the microscopic organisms)


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

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Mechanism behind Cyanobacterial Cryptobiosis?

... survive 553 days in the vacuum of space). The only information I can find on the mechanism(s) behind this feet are that they form something called microbial mats which include coatings that protect against UV, some form of organic 'anti-freeze', and that they begin recycling nutrients while lowering ...

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by NMLevesque
Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Mechanism behind Cyanobacterial Cryptobiosis?
Replies: 0
Views: 516

Re: Gene targeting

... major's year sequence) biochemistry (chemistry major's year sequence) microbiology cell biology molecular biology recombinant DNA techniques microbial genetics molecular genetics plant physiology evolution instrumental chemical analysis statistics bioinformatics programming (for instance, ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gene targeting
Replies: 17
Views: 6018

Growth on metal pot?!

Agree with michi - this is very probably nothing and may not even by of microbial origin. Clean your dishes,

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth on metal pot?!
Replies: 24
Views: 7692

Re: Microbiology help in identifying Gram + rod for my unknown

... you have aren't very convincing. Was any context offered for the excercise such as food micro? Have to say that this backward approach to teaching microbial identification is pretty poor on the part of your prof. You should have had appropriate keys that would have led to a plan of identification ...

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by JorgeLobo
Thu May 10, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microbiology help in identifying Gram + rod for my unknown
Replies: 12
Views: 6764

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... its repair should restore the life of the organism. Further the body starts decaying immediately after death. What makes the body resistant to microbial decomposition and susceptible to decay when the material body is identical prior to and after death is also unexplainable. Clearly the genetic ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 20454
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