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actinomycete

 [ak″tĭ-no-mi´sēt]
a moldlike bacterium (order Actinomycetales) occurring as elongated, frequently filamentous cells, with a branching tendency. adj., adj actinomycet´ic.

actinomycete

(ăk-tĭn′ō-mī′sēt, ăk′tə-nō-)
n.
Any of various spore-forming, chiefly filamentous bacteria of the order Actinomycetales that are abundant in soil. Some species produce natural antibiotics, and some are human pathogens.

actinomycete

(ak″tĭ-nō-mī′sēt″) [ Actinomyces]
Any bacterium of the order Actinomycetales.
actinomycetic (-mī-sēt′ĭk), adjectiveactinomycetous (-mī-sēt′ŭs)
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The plates were incubated at 30[degrees]C for 5 days for Actinomycetes, at 37[degrees]C for 24 hours for Eubacteria, and then plates were flooded with 1% Lugol's iodine reagent for 20 minutes and washed with water to remove the excess color.
Among numerous classes of microorganisms, Actinomycetes are the bacteria which showed chemical and morphological diversity.
The microbial community composition of this bio-organic fertilizer was 4.36 x 108 CFU/g of bacteria, 3.28 x 106 CFU/g of fungi, and 1.58 x 106 CFU/g of actinomycetes.
The result of antagonistic interactions between the actinomycete strains, taken in pairs, allowed the detection of 18 active strains named STS3, STB1, STG6, STG1, STC3, STS2, STC4, STG4, STB7, SMC3, SMBg3, STG8, STC5, STG2, STB6, STB8, STB2, and STG5 producing antimicrobial compounds against one or more targetactinomycete strains (Table 2).
In greenhouse experimentation, the application of two endophytic actinomycete strains and one telluric actinomycete on potato plants induced good reduction of disease severity of potato bacterial wilt.
(2009) found some actinomycete isolates producing strong larvicidal activity against Anopheles mosquito larvae.
Antitubercular activity of actinomycete extracts was studied against standard laboratory strain Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv, SHRE (streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampicin, and ethambutol) sensitive, and SHRE resistant clinical isolates of M.
Aerobic, nonmotile, Gram-positive actinomycete forms extensively branched substrate and aerial mycelia.