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(botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a spore in germination

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Next, the whole content of each well was transferred to a sterile tube containing 100 [micro]l of human serum as inducer of germ tube formation.
To corroborate the killing action of [alpha]-T, aliquots obtained from viable cells reduction experiments at different times (see Section "Inhibition of germ tube formation") were stained with 10 [micro]l of aqueous propidium iodide (PI) (Molecular Probes, Eugene, USA) solution (10 [micro]g/ml) and fluorescein diacetate (FDA) (Sigma-Aldrich, St.
Initial studies compared the use of germ tubes of germinating spores, and ungerminated spores, as sources of sphaeroplasts.
6] germ tube cells emulsified in Freund's complete adjuvant was injected subcutaneously into an egg-laying hen.
Strains showing ability to induce germ tubes in Lee's simplified media (LSM) at pH 6.
In addition to germ tube inhibition, budding was also inhibited considerably at sub-inhibitory concentrations (Fig.
Linalool, citral, citronellal and benzyl benzoate caused more than 50% inhibition of germ tube induction at 0.
Subculture on ChromAgar (ChromAgar Candida, Paris, France) grew apple-green colonies, which were germ tube positive.
After incubation, a drop of the culture was observed under a microscope for germ tube formation and compared with the control (without drug) (Odds, 1988).
All yeast isolates were initially identified by germ tube and chlamydospore formation as C.
In this test Candida albicans would be reported, if the germ tubes were observed and if not, the germ tubes of medium candida species were used for detection.
albicans (producing germ tubes and chlamydospores) suggest that some C.