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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

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Swarming Assay

... plate. But after 24h, they just grew in a small radius, like in the photo: http://i.imgur.com/gwYGLZE.png DO you think I have non-motile E.coli? Cause I would expect a bigger circle. Or Im just doing something wrong... How is this different from a swimming assay?

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by SpellForce
Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Swarming Assay
Replies: 0
Views: 487

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 in hemocytometer. I suggest to use a disinfectant to kill the bacteria before counting.I think you can also use a stain for seeing the bacteria in ...

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by josem
Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?
Replies: 4
Views: 2856

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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: 22643

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: 3673

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: 4079
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