Branhamella


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Branhamella

 [bran″hah-mel´ah]
Moraxella (Branhamella).

Branhamella

(bran'hă-mel'ă),
A subgenus of aerobic, nonmotile, non-spore-forming bacteria containing gram-negative cocci that occur in pairs with adjacent sides flattened; these organisms are currently considered closely related to the genus Moraxella. They occur in the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract. The type species is Branhamella catarrhalis.
[Sara Branham]

Bran·ha·mel·la

(bran-hă-mel'ă)
A subgenus of aerobic, nonmotile, non-spore-forming bacteria containing gram-negative cocci that occur in pairs with adjacent sides flattened. They are found in the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract and occasionally cause respiratory infections and otitis media.
[Sara Branham]

Branham,

Sara Elizabeth, U.S. bacteriologist, 1888-1962.
Branhamella - a subgenus of the genus Moraxella, occurring in mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract.
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Preliminary studies of cellulase production by Acinetobacter anitratus and Branhamella sp.
Catlin, "Branhamella catarrhalis: an organism gaining respect as a pathogen," Clinical Microbiology Reviews, vol.
Branhamella catarrhalis: epidemiology, surface antigenic structure, and immune response.
Impact of antimicrobial therapy on nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Branhamella catarrhalis in children with respiratory tract infections.
Bacterial species such as branhamella cotarrhalis brochothrix, micrococcus lutells and bacillus firmus were found capable of growing in solid media supplemented with indulin AT (a polymeric industrial Lignin) (Kumar etal., 2001) Lignocelluloses Biomass can be utilized to produce ethanol promising alternate energy source for the limited crude oil The quantity of coir waste produced is so enormous making its disposal difficult because of its high lignocellulose and slow degradation in natural environment Lignin degradation was studied following the materialization of a synthetic 14C[beta]-labeled lignin (Side chain labeled dehydrogenation polymer, DHP)
Phage antibodies obtained by competitive selection on complement-resistant Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis recognize the high-molecular-weight outer membrane protein.
The 3 most common bacteria in AOM are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus species, and Branhamella catarrhalis.
pneumoniae, Hemophilus influenzae and Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis were also determined by serological testing, which was also used to identify M.
Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Branhamella catarrhalis, and Staphylococcus aureus were cultured in 66.7% of nasopharyngeal smears from group B, and in 46.5% from group A.
Chloroform, ethyl acetate, and n-butanol extracts of Rhus coriaria fruits specifically inhibited Branhamella catarrhalis.