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Inoculum

Inoculum Definition Inoculation is a term often heard in microbiology, one of the branches of biology that deals with the... Read More

Culture medium

Culture medium a substance, either solid or liquid, used for the cultivation, isolation, identification, or storage of... Read More

Fastidious

Fastidious Definition We can define fastidious as a term used in microbiology to denote a species that lacks the ability to... Read More

Tissue culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of culturing animal or plant tissue in a controlled medium away... Read More

Organ culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating organ primordia or pieces of tissue in the... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Cell culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating cell strains or lines, especially animal cells, in... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Nutrient medium

nutrient medium --> culture medium A substance, either solid or liquid, used for the cultivation, isolation,... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Aerotolerant

Aerotolerant Definition The term "aerotolerant" pertains to an organism that does not require oxygen for growth but can... Read More

Animal cell culture

Animal cell culture (Science: cell culture) Mammalian cells are fragile and harder to grow than other cell types, but their... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Batch culture

Definition noun, plural: batch cultures A large-scale closed system culture in which cells are grown in a fixed volume of... Read More

Petri dish

Definition noun, plural: Petri dishes A circular dish made of glass or plastic and with a loose-fitting cover, used in... Read More

Anther culture

Anther culture a plant culturing technique in which immature pollen is made to divide andgrow into tissue (either callus or... Read More

Fastidious organism

Definition ‘’noun, plural: fastidious organisms‘’ An organism that has complex nutritional requirements. Usage The... Read More

Induced enzyme

Induced enzyme Inducible enzyme, an enzyme that can be detected in a growing culture of a microorganism, after the addition... Read More

Cytokinin

Plants require growth hormones for their regulated growth. Plant growth hormones or regulators (PGRs) are small organic... Read More

Myogenesis

Definition noun (embryology) The formation of muscle tissues through the differentiation of progenitor cells myoblasts... Read More

Stab culture

stab culture A culture produced by inserting an inoculating needle with inoculum down the centre of a solid medium contained... Read More

Elective culture

Elective culture a method of isolating microorganisms capable of utilizing a specific substrate by incubating an inoculum in... Read More

Medium

medium (Science: cell biology) shorthand for culture medium or growth medium, the nutrient solution in which cells or organs... Read More

Established cell line

Established cell line --> cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More

Stock culture

stock culture A culture of a microorganism maintained solely for the purpose of keeping the microorganism in a viable... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Bacteria

Bacteria Definition What are bacteria? What is the definition of bacteria in biology? Bacteria are defined as organisms... Read More

Agar

Definition noun A gelatinous material derived from algae, specifically used as a culture medium of bacteria and other cells... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cyclic adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate that... Read More

Basal medium

Basal medium (Science: cell culture) An unsupplemented medium which promotes the growth of many types of microorganisms... Read More

Growth medium

Growth medium (Science: cell culture) a synthetic medium which is filled with nutrients necessary to the growth of... Read More

Colony

Definition noun, plural: colonies (biology) Several individual organisms (especially of the same species) living together in... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Broth

Broth in the food industry, a thin liquid which is made by boiling meat or vegetables or bones and is used in preparing... Read More

Harvesting

Harvesting 1. (Science: cell culture) The collecting of cells, organisms, or the growth medium upon which an experimental... Read More

Industrial Microbiology

Definition noun Related to environmental, social and economic importance that are engaged in the utilization of... Read More