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Synonyms for aerophilic

depending on free oxygen or air

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Ecology: Species are able to withstand slightly acidic conditions and are often aerophilic. They can be found in fresh, brackish, and alkaline water (22).
Samples were kept in a hemoculture medium and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 18 to 24 hours; aliquots were placed in blood agar and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 18 to 24 hours under aerophilic and microaerophilic conditions.
tuberculosis shows eugonic growth, is positive for niacin accumulation and nitrate reduction, is resistant to TCH, shows aerophilic growth on Lebek medium, and is usually not monoresistant to pyrazinamide (2,3).
Distribution of phototrophic thionic bacteria in the anaerobic and micro- aerophilic strata of mangrove ecosystem of Cochin.