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Physical factors, particularly overflow events, broke the dominance of cyanobacterial functional groups and opened windows of opportunity for phytoflagellate, coccoid chlorophyceae, diatom, and elongated desmid biomass to increase.
Taxonomic affinities of marine coccoid ultraplankton: a comparison of immunochemical surface antigen cross-reactions and HPLC chloroplast pigment signature.
2004) studied fossil and modern cyanobacterial mats finding similar coccoid shapes which they were interpreted as result of the selective degradation and mineralization of an organic EPS matrix.
In the molasses treatment, there was a positive relationship between coccoid bacteria adhered to the bioflocs and production time, while in the dextrose treatment this relationship occurred with increasing density of filamentous bacteria.
The Desmococcion olivacei comprises the two validly published associations, such as the Pleurococcetum vulgaris Schorler ex Barkman 1958 dominated by water-repellent coccoid green algae and the Prasiloletum crispae Knebel ex Barkman 1958, dominated by filamentous algae.
The predominance of small sized coccoid bacteria in all environments and sediment layers suggests that bacterial growth in the studied environments is not limited by nutrient availability, corroborating studies of Sigee (2005) and Ovreas et al.
Ruminococcus albus is a non spore-forming obligatory anaerobic coccoid bacterium the natural habitat of which is the first stomach (rumen) of the ruminants.
Coccoid bacteria and plant fragments were often associated with crusts.
Gram-stained preparations of pus from ulcerative lesions showed mostly Gram-positive small rods and coccoid fragments within leukocytes.
Characterization of the morphologic conversion of Helicobacter pylori from bacillary to coccoid forms.
In all of these subjects, the biofilm quorum-Sensing gene luxS was detected and metabolically quiescent coccoid and S-shaped H.
Finally, coccoid cyanobacteria colonize the surface.
Actinomadura species are gram positive bacillary or coccoid organisms with fine intertwining branched filaments (Figure 2 and 3).
The same authors state that cyanobacterial genera are mainly the coccoid types and this was also confirmed by our results.
Morphological analysis of the bacterium after exposure to cranberry identified a shape change in the bacterium from a curved rod to a coccoid form, thereby preventing its proliferation and normal function.