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Spores bacterial

spores, bacterial

heat and stain resistant, metabolically inactive bodies formed within the vegetative cells of bacteria of the genera bacillus and clostridium.


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Bacterial Taxonomy

Introduction and Purpose Statement I am studying bacterial taxonomy. I want you to criticize my associations. Doubted statements ... Actinobacteria may form filamentous structures that may have reproductive spores. A unique feature is the mycolic acid of Mycobacterium and Nocardia , which ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 4311

Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... they reduce to a gelatinous puddle with a dusty substance inside (spores?). If I place the 'pod' in water, it dramatically swells. It acts like desiccant. I've goggled bacterial colonies, slime mold, cinnamon fern spores, larvae, amphibian eggs and nothing ...

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by Sadial
Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
Replies: 2
Views: 3787

How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes

When talking about bacterial colonies something around the size of half the pencil eraser is already fairly ... supplies - many of them they are very common in e.g. soil and they form resilient spores that can withstand even boiling temperatures for some time.

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by biohazard
Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:04 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 4548

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... when conditions get bad, form macroscopic "fruiting bodies"/spores, a multicellular structure with an organized shape, for disseminating ... It consists of a compact assembly or aggregate of flagellated bacterial cells, highly organized in a sphere, that swim in either helical ...

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by BlahBlahBlah
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
Replies: 27
Views: 27975

How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes

... but boiled, it could indeed be the source of the contamination - some bacterial spores can withstand several minutes of boiling temperatures and then grow on your plates when ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:56 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 4548
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