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a small asexual spore that develops inside the cell of some bacteria and algae

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Initially, the immune response is neutrophilic, and later, the resident macrophages in the lung phagocyte the endospores, and activate the specific T cells that start an immune response mediated by the cells with granuloma formations, in an attempt at controlling the disease (7).
Because anthrax endospores may cease to grow, do not divide, and have no measurable metabolism, they are very resistant to harsh environmental conditions such as drying, heat, ultraviolet light, gamma radiation, and the application of many disinfectants (Dixon).
R seeberi has not been definitively cultured but is thought to be a blue-green algae, with the infectious agent being a thick-walled sporangium containing endospores.
Survival of endospores of Bacillus subtilis on spacecraft surfaces under simulated martian environments: implications for the forward contamination of Mars.
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Coccidioides immitis (Fig 3) was seen as spherule containing multiple endospores.
Spillage of endospores from polyps after trauma or surgery is thought to be followed by autoinoculation through the adjacent epithelium.
Hong, Y, Kang, J, Lee, H, Uhm, H, Moon, E, Park, Y, "Sterilization Effect of Atmospheric Plasma on Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis Endospores.
A spherical thraustochytrid-like cyst with honeycomb cellular structures and endospores was observed at the outer periphery of gonadal tissue In specimens of C.
Herbivores are often infected whilst grazing, especially when eating rough, irritant or spiky vegetation: the vegetation has been hypothesized to cause wounds within the gastrointestinal tract permitting entry of the endospores into the tissues.
It occurs naturally in soil and mainly affects hoofed animals including goats, cattle, and sheep that ingest endospores (11-13).
Definitive diagnosis of this condition depends upon the morphological identification of the organism in culture or in tissues based on the presence of sporangia containing multiple endospores (morula).
5 Years in Outer Space, Resistance of Bacterial Endospores to Outer Space for Planetary Protection Purposes and Survival of Bacillus pumilus Spores for a Prolonged Period of Time in Real Space Conditions, have appeared in Astrobiology Journal.
5 Years in Outer Space," "Resistance of Bacterial Endospores to Outer Space for Planetary Protection Purposes" and "Survival of Bacillus Pumilus Spores for a Prolonged Period of Time in Real Space Conditions," have appeared in Astrobiology Journal.