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(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to motility; capable of moving or self-propelling.

(2) Of, pertaining to the mental imagery arising mainly from sensations of bodily movement and position (in contrast to visual or auditory sensations).


Word origin: Latin mōtus, motion.

Compare: sessile

Related forms: motility (noun)

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Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?

I think you can use a hemocytometer to count the total bacteria present in the water. But it is difficult to count the motile bacteria hemocytometer. I suggest to use a disinfectant to kill the bacteria before counting.

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by josem
Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?
Replies: 3
Views: 788

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... not be acceptable to on the run objects. You comprise to liberated your mentality altogether from every other thinking and congregate solely on motile the object. If you are searching an persuade someone to go object of how to fire up objects with your psychic powers, the everyone second thoughts ...

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by Frafdbaf
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 6035

Conflicting results of Gram-Negative unknown

... were negative meaning that it could not be of the Shigella family or the Samonella family. Shigella species is the only bacteria listed under non-motile. This means that something is either wrong with my HE results, which I doubt or there is something I'm not connecting about the pigment aspect ...

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by Jrh21854
Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Conflicting results of Gram-Negative unknown
Replies: 0
Views: 2166

Help! "Unknown Bacteria" I have no idea where to look =T

... as well. As far as direction to point you in, A litmus milk test would really be the ideal way to get an answer. Your SIM is most likely non-motile but don't count it out I have been told to look for a "tornado" growth around immediate inoculation line or for a "hurricane" ...

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by Smaguss
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:00 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help! "Unknown Bacteria" I have no idea where to look =T
Replies: 1
Views: 3151

identifying 2 unknown bacterias

First one seems to be a non-motile variant of E. coli. Second one is either Streptococcus or Enterococcus. The test results you report for that bacteria are for tests designed to ID enterics. For this one you need to do hemolysis, bacitracin, ...

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by Cat
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: identifying 2 unknown bacterias
Replies: 1
Views: 3269
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