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ending in a stiff, sharp point, having an acrid taste or smell.

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Re: Human body odor

... with the skin bacteria. Many have probably noticed that when we are really nervous we not only sweat easily, but the sweat often has the typical, pungent smell on it that is absent in normal cases. Our ancestors probably relied much more on these "smell signals" back in the day, which ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Human body odor
Replies: 4
Views: 5075

HELPP Please! Unidentifiable Unkown :(

I received an unknown in Microbiology glass and I just don't know what it is. Smell of broth is Pungent & rotten cheese. Gram Stain = Gram Positive. Arrangement: Strepto maybe staph? idk Shapes:Round ---Coccus. size: small (attached photo) 20120924_183641.jpg (my first ...

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by ohyesitskim
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HELPP Please! Unidentifiable Unkown :(
Replies: 1
Views: 3259

The Fiber Disease

... cited in Udolisa & Lebo, 1986) also identified T. vogelii as one of the plants used by fishermen of Lake Kainyi, Nigeria. T. vogelii has a pungent odour which is due to a volatile oil known as Tephrosal (Dalziel, 1937). In addition, the plant contains an active substance known as Tephrosin ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246443

The Fiber Disease

... on most standard laboratory media in 24 or 48 hours; therefore, bacteriologic diagnosis is usually easy. It also grows on MacConkey agar, with a pungent and earthy odor. The Ashdown medium is very effective for the recovery of B. pseudomallei from clinical specimen containing mixed bacterial ...

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by London
Sat Jul 22, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246443

Boomslang still

... cowardice. But we all ALMOST threw up. THE SMELL was worse than a boomslang's bite. The Staffordshire needed a prompt bath and for a whole day the pungent musky deathly aroma hung around. Nuff of that. Just know about this: "The Boomslang is the most seriously venomous rear-fanged snake in ...

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by Chloe
Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:30 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
Replies: 178
Views: 364723

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