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inoculum

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

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

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

Epidemiology A gob of a pathogens to which a host is exposed at the time of transmission of an infection
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in·oc·u·lum

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

see INOCULATION.
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notatum IBGE 03 after 48 h in CM1 containing molasses as carbon source, yeast extract nitrogen source, temperature 40 C, at initial pH 6.5 and inoculum size 6x106 conidia are shown (Fig 3.8).
These findings indicate that slight variations in testing parameters during routine MIC testing will likely have no significant effect on ceftazidime-avibactam MIC values; however, special attention should be paid to closely follow CLSI guidelines with respect to the pH of the media and the inoculum used.
rhodina MAMB-05 was obtained using inoculum 0.88 g mycelium[L.sup.-1] of nutrient medium during 88 h of growth at a C/N ratio of 30.
Nevertheless, the Pr[P.sup.Sc] generated in the host on first passage seems to match the conformation of the Pr[P.sup.Sc] from the inoculum, based on the finding that PK-resistant Pr[P.sup.Sc] fragments of similar size are recovered from host and donor preparations.
where A, B and C represent moisture content, inoculums size and temperature respectively.
The California results further indicate that monitoring of inoculum availability may be useful in improving disease management of grape powdery mildew.
These prolonged lag phase times could be caused by the high fat content in the substrate to which the inoculum had not been previously exposed and adapted.
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.
Incubate the inoculum at the propagation conditions recommended (i.e., 20-25[degrees]C in aerobic environment).
Bed fumigation fails to fully treat the soil, which allows for a progressive increase in soil inoculum levels over time.
Mathuriya, "Inoculum selection to enhance performance of a microbial fuel cell for electricity generation during wastewater treatment," Environmental Technology, vol.