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Pseudomonas

Pseudomonas

(Science: bacteria) genus of gram-negative bacteria. They are rod shaped and are motile, possessing one or more polar flagella. Several species produce characteristic water soluble fluorescent pigments. They are found in soil and water.

pseudomonas syringae is a plant pathogen causing leaf spot and wilt. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, normally a soil bacterium, is an opportunistic pathogen of humans who are immunocompromised. It can infect the wounds of victims with severe burns, causing the formation of blue pus.


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Help with unknown

... but my books do not have a lot of information on it. Can anyone tell me what they think? Here is the list of possibilities: Neisseria lactamica Pseudomonas flourescens Pseudomonas aeruginosa Burkholderia/Pseudomonas caryophylli (new Genus designation & previous- will find info under both) ...

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by kayleighat
Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help with unknown
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Lowry method's wavelength choice

... anyway. Will the result be different if I use different wavelength. I should have some reasons of taking such wavelength of course. I'm assaying Pseudomonas sp crude enzyme, by the way. Appreciate your help. Thanks

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by faredeiss
Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:17 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lowry method's wavelength choice
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What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

... It couldn't have been Proteus spp.. Red butt is consistent with Glucose fermentation - characteristic of enterics. Was it Shewanella (formerly Pseudomonas) putrefaciens? A common problem of most ID excercises is that they don't ask students to run controls - that would have helped with your ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:44 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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Re: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

sounds like proteus. is that what it turned out to be? I also want to add: My gram negative was pseudomonas, which I got right, but unfortunately I got my gram positive wrong (I was thinking along the lines of micrococcus or the side of bacteria that were catalase positive ...

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by SweetSarah
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:36 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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Re: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

sounds like proteus. is that what it turned out to be? Hey, I actually thought that was what it would be...but actually it turned out to be pseudomonas. I'm still a bit shocked with the correct answer, but at least I was able to figure it out by time....but with some help like I've got here ...

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by SweetSarah
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:30 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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