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Gram staining

Definition noun A staining method performed to determine whether a bacterial species is gram-positive (i.e. violet stain) or... Read More

Gram-indeterminate bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-indeterminate bacterium Bacteria that do not respond to gram staining and, therefore, are... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Gram-positive cocci

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive coccus A group of spherical bacteria that retains the violet stain following gram... Read More

Gram-positive endospore-forming rods

Definition noun A group of rod-shaped bacteria that are positive to Gram's method and form... Read More

Gram-positive

Definition adjective Of, or relating to that group of bacteria that retain the violet stain following Gram's... Read More

Gram-positive bacilli

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive bacillus A group of rod-shaped bacterial cells that appears violet through Gram's... Read More

Gram-negative bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-negative bacterium A group of bacteria that takes the color of the counterstain in Gram's... Read More

Gram-positive bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive bacterium A group of bacterial cells that retains the violet colour following ... Read More

Basic dye

Definition noun, plural: basic dyes (biological techniques) A dye that ionize in solution giving a positively-charged ions... Read More

Gram-negative

Definition adjective Of, or relating to the group of bacteria that take the color of the counterstain (i.e. pink) under the... Read More

Acid dye

Definition noun, plural: acid dyes (biological techniques) A dye containing acidic group(s) and is used in staining... Read More

Counterstain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Differential stain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Contrast stain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)      ... Read More

Escherichia coli

Definition A Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped species belonging to the family... Read More

Serratia marcescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More

Microbiology with Diseases by Taxonomy (2nd Edition)

 Microbiology with Diseases by Taxonomy (2nd Edition)      ... Read More

Nucleoid

Definition noun plural: nucleoids nu·cle·oid, ˈnjuːklɪˌɔɪd The portion within a prokaryotic cell where the... Read More