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a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease


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inocula were obtained from 5 case-patients with VPSPr-129VV and 2 with VPSPr-129MM.
The average pH did not differ significantly: at 18, 22 and 26[degrees]C with inocula native yeast; at 18, 22 and 26[degrees]C with inocula of S.
MICs were only found for two strains with spore (AU312-26, AU312-27) and mycelial (AU312-26, AU312-29) inocula.
Study design giving the dosage, period of inocula and day of sacrifice of the animals Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5 Control CD CD+PB CD+EGF AB+CD Ampicillin -- -- -- -- Day 1-7 (66 mg/kg) Lansoprazole -- -- -- -- -- (0.
Fungicide screening experiments for germplasm in strawberry and other plants are frequently conducted by spraying the plants with inocula composed of a spore suspension of the appropriate pathogenic fungus and scoring the plants for symptoms at a reasonable interval after the spraying.
double dagger]) Several different inocula were used for this study.
However, the preparation of inocula containing well stabilized organic materials is not easy, and, as shown in this study, additional anaerobic degradation of stabilized inoculum VS may occur in an anaerobic reactor having high microbial activity during BMP assays.
The inocula of each bacterial strain were prepared using a 16 h Broth culture and suspensions were adjusted to 0.
After 28 days, unadapted populations in the low and high inocula at 4 C remained essentially unchanged.
The 3-CB- and 2-CP-degrading communities were derived from environmental inocula obtained from anaerobic lake sediment or municipal wastewater sludge digesters.
Percent in vitro digestible dry matter (IVDDM) of seven forages was estimated using rumen inocula from three fallow deer (Dama dama), two sika deer (Cervus nippon) and two white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from the Edwards Plateau region of south-central Texas, 4-5 November 1987.
A trip control, consisting of oocysts that were not exposed to any of the experimental procedures prior to preparation of the mouse inocula, was also run to ensure that oocyst infectivity was not being reduced significantly by any extraneous factor.
cerevisiae YST2, isolated from bread were used as inocula for the in vitro gas production study.