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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)

actinomycete

a mold-like bacterium (order Actinomycetales) occurring as elongated, frequently filamentous cells, with a branching tendency.
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bassiana (Joussier & Catroux 1976, with the exclusion of vegetable juice and oxygall), bacteria (Bunt & Rovira, 1955), fungi (Martin, 1950), and actinomycetes (Hsu & Lockwood, 1973).
Among these antagonistic microorganisms, actinomycetes are well-known and classified among the most active [2].
Actinomycete cultures were inoculated onto YEME agar plates (20 mL/plate) and incubated at 28[degrees]C for 10 d.
For isolation of microorganisms, five colonies were homogenized in sterile seawater 1:5 (m/v), and aliquots of 20 L were stroked onto Petri dishes containing different agar based media, which may favor actinomycetes growth (modified from Jensen et al.
The company is generating some revenue by allowing other companies to screen the actinomycete collection at the university.
52) Homologs of orfD were also detected in the MVA pathway gene cluster in other actinomycetes.
5% of the isolates from the clinical specimens of aerobic actinomycetes which were referred to the Actinomycete Laboratory of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, were Actinomadura madurae (4) All members of the genus Actinomadura contain the carbohydrate sugar madurose in their cell wall.
Consistent with other studies, levels of aerobic bacteria, actinomycete bacteria, and yeasts/molds were 1-2 log CFU/g higher in light peat soils compared to both of the dark peat soils.