Cytophaga


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Cytophaga

a GENUS of gliding, non-fruiting BACTERIA, that are important degraders of CELLULOSE in SOIL. Compare MYXOBACTERIA.

Cytophaga

a genus of gram-negative, gliding, rod-shaped bacteria.

Cytophaga columnaria
the cause of columnaris disease in salmonid fish, associated with increased water temperature. Characterized by white necrotic plaques overlaying skin ulcers. Previously called Flexibacter columnaris.
Cytophaga johnsonae
see false columnaris disease.
Cytophaga psychrophila
causes peduncle or cold water disease of Brook trout. Predisposed to by subnormal water temperature.
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Los aislados fueron reactivados a traves del cultivo en caldo de tripticasa de soya (TSB) a 28 [grados]C por 24 h y en caldo Cytophaga a 28 [grados]C por 96 h, y resembrados en agar TSA y Cytophaga a 28 [grados]C por 24 h y 96 h, respectivamente.
culture derived from the cnidarian host corallimorph Rhodactis [Heteractis] lucida, and Cytophaga sp.
The fouling-release performance of the coatings was tested in laboratory assays using a diverse range of marine organisms including bacteria (Halomonas pacifica and Cytophaga lytica), sporelings of the green macroalga (Ulva linza), and the diatom ((microalga) Navicula incerta).
Biochemical and sensitivity test: Biochemical tests using Cytophaga agar (CA) and Tripticase Song agar (TSA) were made following the procedures described by Roberts (1989) and Inglis et al.
kisuth) por Borg (1960), quien la denomino como enfermedad de baja temperatura o enfermedad bacteriana del agua fria y propuso a Cytophaga psychrophila como el agente causal.
0, 37 [degrees] C, for 6 hours, leads to 10% with MW < 25,000 Hydrolysis of carrageenan by bacterial carrageenases [kappa]- and [iota]-carrageenase from cell-free supernatant from culture of Cytophaga genus [kappa]-carrageenase isolated from cell-free medium of cultured Pseudomonas carrageenovora [lambda]-carrageenase from cell-free medium of Pseudomonas carrageenovora cultures MW, molecular weight.
1 Table 4: Cytophaga lytica biofilm retraction and removal, Halomonas pacifica biofilm removal, and Balanus amphitrite reattached adhesion New array C.
maritimum, one of the major constraints on the detection of this pathogen is the lack of methods to distinguish this microorganism from others that are phenotypically similar and phylogenetically related species, particularly those of the genus Flavobacterium and Cytophaga (Suzuki et al.
Cytophaga, Flavobacterium, Flexibacter and Chryseobacterium infections in cultured marine fish.