psychrophilic


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psychrophilic

 [si″kro-fil´ik]
fond of cold; said of bacteria that grow best in the cold (15° – 20°C).

psy·chro·phil·ic

(sī'krō-fil'ik),
Pertaining to a psychrophile.
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psychrophilic

/psy·chro·phil·ic/ (-fil´ik) fond of cold; said of bacteria growing best in the cold (15°–20°C).

psy·chro·phil·ic

(sī'krō-fil'ik)
Pertaining to a psychrophile.
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psychrophilic

fond of cold; said of bacteria that grow best in the cold (40-68°F; 5-20°C).

cryophilic, psychrophilic

preferring or growing best at low temperatures.
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typical microbial fare of sloughed epithelial cells and glycoproteins from the intestinal mucus, Lee 1966); and (3) perhaps also a shift in the competitive balance with psychrophilic bacteria for those diminished resources.
of the Foodborne and Diarrheal Disease Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sara Lee company records of routine environmental monitoring revealed that for four months between 67% and 92% of the samples tested from equipment and surfaces were positive for psychrophilic organisms.
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The products were evaluated for 15 days at an interval of 5 days for the sensory attributes, physico-chemical parameters (pH and Thiobarbituric Acid Reacting Substances (TBARS) and microbiological parameters (Total Plate Count (TPC), Psychrophilic Count (PC) and Coliform count).
destructans's preference for psychrophilic growth (6,34).
The predominant spoilage microorganisms found in pasteurized and chilled milk are gram negative psychrotrophic or psychrophilic bacteria.
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This result indicates the possibility that as the temperature of the water increased, the number of psychrotrophic or psychrophilic bacteria (biofilm organisms more likely to grow on R2A media) decreased.
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To the Editor: Bat geomycosis (white nose syndrome) is caused by the psychrophilic fungus Geomyces destructans, which has rapidly spread in the United States and Canada since it was first reported from Albany, New York (1,2).
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