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a minute organism usually producing disease

Synonyms for microbe

a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)

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Caption: Plant roots actively recruit microbes for nutrient collection.
First, he fed "humanized" mice (i.e., germ-free mice colonized with human fecal microbes) a diet rich in plant fiber for six weeks.
Certain microbes would treat the waste and then grow edible material out of it as it breaks it down, according to a team of researchers.
In many cases, the microbe species differ depending on the water they occupy.
Zhang, a microbial ecologist who performed the gene sequencing in partnership with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, said the microbe found is also a human intestinal microbe, which, though recently discovered, has been there a long time.
For example, multiple sensors can be installed at different points in a large factory and these can be monitored via computer for changes in microbe counts over time.
Product name: Microbe sensor Model: BM-300C Detection method: Fluorescent detection method (heat-induced increase of fluorescence) Data output mode: Fluorescence strength (V/sec) or microbial conversion (particles/m3) Saving format: CSV format Dimensions/Weight: 214 (W) x 214 (D) x 194.5 (H) mm / Approx.
Whenever a microbe grew in a culture, they held the wine back while they attempted to identify the microbe.
These are only a small sample of the 100 trillion microbes living on and inside your body.
Microscopic organisms, often called microbes, are so small you can usually see them only under the microscope.
"Why shouldn't microbe watching be as accessible and enriching as bird watching?" asks the well-known scientist and author John Ingraham.
Older students can work to solve microbe mysteries, learn about microbes in the news, and try some microbe experiments.
To explore what might be down there, we used the submersible Alvin to place a variety of microbe flee samples of natural seafloor rock back on the seafloor.
The pathogenic bacterium Escherichia coli O157:H7, first recognized as a cause of illness in 1982, is clearly associated with cattle, says Sheridan Haack, a USGS research hydrologist studying the microbe, citing evidence accumulated over the past two decades.