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nanobacterium

(năn′ə-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. nanobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
A calcified, crystalline particle smaller than 200 nanometers in diameter (the diameter of the smallest bacteria), hypothesized to be a self-replicating microorganism that can cause pathogenic calcification, as in arteriosclerosis and kidney stones.

Nanobacterium

A prokaryote name with no current standing in prokaryotic nomenclature.
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is dedicated to improving people's health through the detection and eradication of Nanobacterium sanguineum (nanobacteria).
Electron microscopy demonstrated nanobacterium as a nidus in the smallest calcium phosphate (carbonate apatite) units in the mitral valve vegetations.
a biolifescience company, is working to improve human health through the detection and eradication of Nanobacterium sanguineum (Nanobacteria), a novel pathogen implicated in the formation of disease-causing calcified plaque in the circulatory system and other vital organs.
Consider for a minute that Nanobacteria produce calcification by building a calcium-shell around each Nanobacterium.
DOCRO) to assist with the development, validation, including FDA clinical trials, and commercialization of NANOBAC's laboratory tests detecting the presence of, or exposure to, Nanobacterium sanguineum.