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Synonyms for inoculum

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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The production medium was inoculated with 1% inoculum and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 48 h under 120 rpm.
Methods: Inoculum was collected by paring a wart after antiseptic dressing and by pressing it in between two sterile glass slides a thin film like material prepared.
Operational variables as pH and initial inoculum size as well as supplementation of industrial media with yeast extract, and tryptone were evaluated by means of experimental methodology.
The three studied parameters were temperature (25-35[degrees]C), inoculums size (5-15% v/w) and moisture content (40-60%) [3].
Various process parameters like initial pH of basal media moisture content incubation time inoculum size incubation temperature and substrate levels were optimized for lipase production.
For this reason, specific studies on the effect of substrate to inoculum (S/I) ratio for various organic wastes have been carried out (Chynoweth et al.
The effect of different concentrations (1%, 2%, 3%, 4%, and 5%) of the substrate was carried out and the effect of different inoculum sizes (1%, 2%, 3%, 4%, and 5%) of the substrate was also studied.
Scale up studies in the fermentor reached maximum 48 hrs after the addition of 24hrs old vegetative inoculum.
During these experiments results displayed that the concentration of the inoculum and age of spores had a pronounced effect on the pectinolytic activity and dry weight.
Previous research has indicated that you could isolate organisms from materials such as hospital curtains, neckties, and lab coats, but we wanted to find out if you could take the inoculum from the cloth of a lab coat, transfer it to skin, and isolate the inoculum from the skin," Dawn L.
Most of these measures, however, will be ineffective against noroviruses, which are resistant to chlorination and freezing, persist in the environment, and require only very low inoculums to infect.
According to a report released from a leading Texas university laboratory, 911 Relief disintegrated the inoculums of the Sternes vaccine and Bacillus cereus bacteria.
These inoculums were inoculated into different flasks having 100 mL MSM medium and incubated for 144 hrs at 30[degrees]C, 150 rpm.