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virulent

Extremely toxic, denoting a markedly pathogenic microorganism.

Origin: L. Virulentus, poisonous


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cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... of the small intestine and rapid dehydration. The gene encoding the cholera toxin is introduced into V. cholerae by horizontal gene transfer. Virulent strains of V. cholerae carry a variant of temperate bacteriophage called CTXf or CTXφ.

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by adithya528
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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... within recorded history. One is the myxomatosis virus, which was introduced by humans to cull rabbit populations. This evolved to become less virulent in order to increase its reproductive success before killing the rabbit, an event that has been recorded by scientists. Also, probably the ...

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by christianstrategies
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... within recorded history. One is the myxomatosis virus, which was introduced by humans to cull rabbit populations. This evolved to become less virulent in order to increase its reproductive success before killing the rabbit, an event that has been recorded by scientists. Also, probably the ...

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by herb386
Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:36 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

Investigation: The Effectiveness of 'Natural Antibiotics' against E. coli. Introduction/Aim With the recent data about virulent Escherichia coli being found in food and on surfaces, causing a range of medical problems of varying severity, it may be valuable to know the effectiveness ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... Investigation: The Effectiveness of Natural Antibiotics against E. coli. Introduction/Aim With the recent hype about virulent Escherichia coli being found in food and on surfaces, causing a range of medical problems of varying severity, it may be valuable to know the ...

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by Squirrell
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:16 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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