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inoculum

 [ĭ-nok´u-lum] (pl. inoc´ula) (L.)
material used in inoculation.

in·oc·u·lum

(in-ok'yū-lŭm), Avoid the misspelling innoculum.
The microorganism or other material introduced by inoculation.

inoculum

/in·oc·u·lum/ (-ok´u-lum) pl. inoc´ula   material used in inoculation.

inoculum

(ĭ-nŏk′yə-ləm)
n. pl. inocu·la (-lə) or inocu·lums
The material used in an inoculation. Also called inoculant.

inoculum

[inok′yo̅o̅ləm] pl. inocula
Etymology: L, inoculare, to graft
a substance introduced into the body to cause or to increase immunity to a specific disease or condition. It may be a toxin; a live, attenuated, or killed virus or bacterium; or an immune serum. Also called inoculant. See also immune system.

inoculum

Epidemiology A gob of a pathogens to which a host is exposed at the time of transmission of an infection

in·oc·u·lum

, pl. inocula (i-nok'yū-lŭm, -lă)
The microorganism or other material introduced by inoculation.

inoculum

see INOCULATION.

inoculum

material used in inoculation.
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The two cultures were prepared as mentioned before (Standardization and preparation for inoculum fermentation) and transferred to flasks containing varying amounts of serum (according to the experimental design) and incubated at 30[degrees]C for 168 hours without stirring.
Nine sets of each group were treated with Bacillus inoculum of variable incubation periods, leaving one set as carrier control.
The bacteria used for each bioleaching experiment were enriched before 10 days from the bioleaching experiments, and then the suspension containing maximum concentration-cell was used as inoculum in the bioleaching experiments.
Biochemical methane potential (BMP) of food waste and primary sludge: Influence of inoculum pre-incubation and inoculum source.
Newly formed spores were isolated by wet sieving according to the method of Gerdemann and Nicholson (1963) and used as inoculum.
There was no significant difference in COD reduction between the three inoculum concentrations used, reaching a mean of 68 [+ or -] 3%, with COD reducing a little between the 5th and 12th day.
The relationships between time and invasion at each inoculum dose have been shown by trend lines and regression equations given in Figure 5.
In addition, to properly gauge the risk posed by a given inoculum level, it will be necessary to better understand how physical, chemical and biological soil characteristics influence the activity of plant pathogens.
For example, if the inoculum stock contains 108 CFU/mL, 10 [micro]L of this stock should be added to 990pL of the combined broth and preservative solution.
The manipulation necessary during inoculation, to inoculum preparation to fermentation starts was done into an anaerobic chamber (glove box), hand-made in the laboratory, using a polypropylene stuff box, a neoprene glove, Polyvinyl chloride connections and glue enabling the necessary manipulation to implement the fermentation.
0, inoculum size 4x106 conidia and agitation rate 50 rev/min are presented (Fig 3.
The researchers also noted that in future studies, they feel they can deliver the inoculum in such a way as to get higher antibody levels than those obtained in this study.