microorganism

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a minute organism usually producing disease

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A simple, single-celled organism crucial for brewing beer and baking bread, C.
By comparing proteins present in more than 3000 different prokaryotes - a type of single-celled organism without a nucleus - molecular biologist James A.
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of Liverpool have shown how a single-celled organism, living freely in the environment, could be a source of Salmonella transmission to animals and humans.
Caulobacter is a single-celled organism with a filament-like tail called a flagellum.
They also measured isotope ratios in sulfides produced by Archaeoglobus fulgidus, a single-celled organism that thrives around deep-sea hydrothermal vents.
It is well known in single-celled organisms and thought to be an important process that explains how quickly bacteria evolve, for example, resistance to antibiotics.
Bacteria are single-celled organisms that have protective cell walls.
Cabej argues that as genetic mechanisms are becoming better understood, study of epigenetic ones becomes necessary to study interactions between the two that explain such basic questions as how single-celled organisms coordinate activities, a fish changes sex, or a plant builds environmentally variable body forms.
A critical signaling molecule involved in the interaction between a species of single-celled organisms and bacteria - an important advance in efforts to understand the evolution of multicellularity (Alegado et al.
Organism Description Cyanobacteria Photosynthetic single-celled organisms without nuclei and with a thin layer of peptidoglycan in their cell walls.
Baba's solution is a test that takes place in a lab-on-a-chip, a small device made up of microchambers and channels for the Euglena, which are single-celled organisms with features of both plants and animals.
Diatoms, who existence dates back to the time of dinosaurs, are single-celled organisms that rely on photosynthesis processing of the sun's rays as an energy source to live and reproduce.
The oldest fossils are single-celled organisms from Australia, which are about four billion years old.
A sponge cake with powdered single-celled organisms as its key ingredient might not sound appetizing, but the Japanese creators of this unusual product are banking on it becoming a hit with the health-conscious.
And now Dr James McInerney from NUI Maynooth has discovered multi-celled organisms came to be when two single-celled organisms combined - an event which has happened only once and takes us some way in understanding the complex origins of life.
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