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Synonyms for rod-shaped

formed like a bacillus

resembling a rod


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metallidurans is a rod-shaped bacterium that lives in soil which is rich in a number of heavy metals, including gold.
The court heard when he was found he had a red mark on his neck and had also suffered at least 12 blows from a rod-shaped weapon to his back.
The protein which is not known to exist in other rod-shaped bacteria or other organisms seems to allow for asymmetrical growth in new mycobacterial cells made during cell division.
A rod-shaped sensor is immersed into an electrolyte tank where metal is deposited on parts.
A month after these cells were implanted into newborn rat hearts, the healthy human donor cells appeared rod-shaped and mature.
The trigger is a rod-shaped bacterium, bacillus anthracis, and it is so dangerous because it can produce spores that lie low and live for years if inhaled, ingested or get into the skin.
The intercalary space is accessed through the grating using rod-shaped probes through a narrow aperture - a task that is often difficult.
Large numbers of acid fastpositive rod-shaped bacteria were recognized on tissue staining.
Similarly, an injury with a rod-shaped object results in an area of central pallor, outlined by two narrow parallel bands of bruising, known as tramline bruising.
Rod-shaped secretory bodies and granular irregularly shaped bodies which may be secretory bodies of the adhesive gland cells were seen open into the adhesive sacs (Figure 6).
Among network rod-shaped nanobacteria is very common the presence of framboidal pyrite.
The rod-shaped bacteria Alcanivorax borkumensis, which is found throughout our oceans, relies on oil for its energy.
The mass doubling time of the mutant cells grown in LB medium at 37[degrees]C, estimated by an increase in optical density at 600 nm, was 70-80 min compared with 35-40 min for the rod-shaped parental cells.
The rod-shaped bacteria push water in front and behind as they swim.
Billions of rod-shaped viruses attach to the substrate, forming a "bristly layer" of nanostructures.