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pure cul·ture

in the ordinary bacteriologic sense, a culture consisting of a single species and strain of a bacterium.

pure cul·ture

(pyūr kŭl'chŭr)
In the ordinary bacteriologic sense, a culture consisting of the descendants of a single cell.

pure culture

A culture of a single form of microorganism uncontaminated by other organisms.
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Use of DFMs helps remove the necessity of antibiotics from the food chain," said Steve Kazemi, president and CEO of Pure Cultures.
In order to isolate the pure cultures of lactic acid bacteria, the plants pieces of leaves, stems, berries, and slices of vegetables were used.
Our results confirm the production of the chromone alkaloid, rohitukine, by endophytic fungi isolated in pure culture, outside their host, as was first reported by Mohana Kumara et al.
Probiotic candidate selection for this study was based on the ability of these isolates to inhibit pure cultures of known shellfish larval pathogens (bacterial strains B70, B122, and B183) preinoculated onto Mueller Hinton agar.
From the pure cultures, the DNA of both species were isolated and confirmed by Agarose gel electrophoresis.
Escherichia coli and Serratia marcescens were used as pure culture controls for each isolation protocol.
This format has been shown to give improved selectivity with pure cultures and food samples.
Greg Zeikus in the June 2002 issue of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, that one could increase power output in MFCs by about sixfold by using mixed microbial communities rather than pure cultures.
Growth of/emulsification by pure cultures of wax-degrading bacteria in mineral salts solution with coconut oil or hexadecane as a carbon source
Pure cultures of Echeria coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Staphylococcus aureus were tested with aqueous extracts of leaf tissue.