actinomycetes


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ac·ti·no·my·ce·tes

(ak'ti-nō-mī-sē'tēz),
A term used to refer to members of the genus Actinomyces; sometimes improperly used to refer to any member of the family Actinomycetaceae or order Actinomycetales.

ac·ti·no·my·ce·tes

(ak'ti-nō-mī'sē-tēz)
A term used to refer to members of the genus Actinomyces.usage note Sometimes improperly used to refer to any member of the family Actinomycetaceae or order Actinomycetales.
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During the entire melon growth period, bacteria populations were the most numerous, followed by actinomycetes and fungi (Table 4).
The Pearson coefficients of correlation were determined at a 5% probability level to verify interactions between populations of bacteria, fungi, and actinomycetes with population of B.
Monocropping Chuju did not change the populations of bacteria, actinomycete and total microorganisms, but significantly increased total fungus and F.
Actinomycetes were isolated from historic and contemporary materials made of different substrates (organic and inorganic), belonging to various periods and environments.
The number of actinomycetes found in the higher amonuts in forest soils may have been due to the fact that they present a great diversity of habitats and also because they produce spores that can increase their survival in unfavorable environments.
Of the 272 studied, 19 actinomycetes inhibited five strains of MRSA while 14 showed activity against the others.
A large number of anticancer compounds have been isolated from the famous group of microbes, the actinomycetes, which is a continuing source of biologically diverse compounds including different antibiotics, antitumor agents and enzymes (Xu et al.
Majority of them (6) were beta-lactams (Cephalosporins); a Macrolide (ketolide) Erythromycin class from actinomycete; Lipopeptide (Daptomycin) from actinomycete; Tetracycline from actinomycete; Pleuromutilin from Pleuromutilin fungus and Glycopeptide (Vancomycin) from actinomycete.
98% (w/v) thioglycollate (THIO-) broth (Merck GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany), streptococci by shaking under atmospheric air, and actinomycetes under anaerobic conditions.
In the wild, the rhizosphere of healthy plants includes Pseudomonas and/or actinomycetes capable of ensuring the defense of the plants against bacterial agents and/or phytopathogenic fungi.
Conversely, strict anaerobes, actinomycetes, and streptococci of the milleri group were recovered from almost all purulent drainage samples (42/45) and rarely from controls (6/45).
pyogenes from lesion fragments, as well as presence of pleomorphic ("coryneform") organism causing pyogranulomatous lesion in histopathological examination, compatible with this actinomycete, enable to confirm T.