microorganism

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a minute organism usually producing disease

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The realisation that microorganisms were significantly under-sampled caused an explosion in new microbial sampling efforts over the past several years, including the collection of human-related microorganisms by the National Institutes of Health's Human Microbiome Project; marine microorganisms by the Tara Oceans Expedition; and aquatic, terrestrial and host-related microorganisms by the Earth Microbiome Project.
She said that the laboratory tries to make a preliminary identification of the microorganism and to grow (culture) the microorganisms present in the samples.
The research provides the microorganisms with a good atmosphere to produce metallic nanoparticles.
The production of effective microorganisms first originated in Japan.
6) First patent based on microorganisms was made by Louis Pasteur on 28 January 1873, for the process of fermenting beer.
These beneficial soil microorganisms serve essentially the same function as probiotics that are beneficial organisms living in the gastrointestinal system.
The goals of many technologies employed to preserve the quality and microbiological safety of food products are to: prevent or minimize the access of microorganisms to food products; reduce initial contamination levels by the removal or inactivation of microorganisms which have gained access to products; inactivate microorganisms in products; or prevent or slow the growth of microorganisms.
But recent discoveries suggest that microorganisms can fuel their metabolisms by taking advantage of the chemical energy stored in various minerals, including those that make up the ocean crust.
Byotrol then conditions the surfaces before additional microorganisms land, making it more difficult for the micro-organisms to settle on the surface, attach and reproduce.
ENVIRONMENTAL health officers have been asked to assess the suitability of a new streamlined European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) system checking whether microorganisms used in food are harmful.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 2, 2005 - (JCNN) - The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) announced on November 2 that it has launched an industry-government project for searching microorganisms in Vietnam through collaboration with Astellas Pharma and Chugai Pharmaceutical.
Chapters discuss basic microbiology and microorganisms, how to control their growth and activities, cleanroom facilities and personnel controls, and the detection and enumeration of microorganisms in the cleanroom.
Isolates of the genus Williamsia are currently recognized as environmental microorganisms (4,5).