bacteria

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  • Info Bacteria constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. more...
  • Blue-green bacteria from this time period were preserved in those areas of the state.
  • Are most commonly found in bacteria cells but are found in animal cells as well.
  • This means that one plant species may be infected by more than one species of bacteria.
  • The last section shows the distribution of resistance in a new generation of bacteria.
  • These bacteria are some of the most primitive life forms on earth.
  • Often many different types of bacteria are involved in a single infection.
  • This is mainly because the bacteria die very quickly outside of the body, making transmission via objects extremely difficult.
  • These symptoms usually start suddenly, half a day to five days after ingestion of the bacteria.
  • Also, bacteria have been discovered living within warm rock deep in the Earth's crust.
  • Blue-green bacteria very rarely occur on the southern tip of the dam only.
  • In other words, bacteria "forget" the direction in which they are going.
  • This test provides the advantage of being able to monitor the response to treatment used to kill the bacteria.
  • Another example is using naturally present bacteria by the mining industry in bioleaching.
  • Gram-negative bacteria on the other hand follow a more conservative course.
  • Free-living bacteria experience huge population sizes, fast generation times and a relatively high potential for gene transfer.
  • The bacteria was found on the outside of certain product-containing drums, but not in the finished product.
  • In the end they ended up with an entire new discovery, of a much larger cousin strain of the two other bacteria.
  • In other words, the cultures were negative though the bacteria were present.
  • This results in the killing of bacteria in two ways.
  • This creates an ideal culture for the bacteria that live in its mouth.
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Synonyms of bacteria

Meaning of bacteria

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants