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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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Considering that there are places where there are no anaerobic treatments which can provide such inoculums, literature presents as an alternative to anaerobic sludge: cattle manure (Sen and Suttar, 2012), swine manure (Panichnumsin et al., 2012), chicken manure (Luo et al., 2010), microalgae (Budiyono and Kusworo, 2011) and stomach fluids of ruminants (Ward et al., 2008; Budiyono et al., 2009) with comparison studies within inoculums (Elbeshabishy et al., 2010; Astals et al., 2013), being scarce the studies with cassava wastewater.
The effect of increased inoculum was studied in terms of increased number of inoculum discs as well as increased diameter of inoculum discs.
Treatment of SW using MFCs inoculated with two different inoculums achieved substantial COD removal rates.
Keywords: Ganoderma lucidum; Sonoporation; Homogenous inoculum; Submerged culture; Polysaccharide
where A, B and C represent moisture content, inoculums size and temperature respectively.
Optimization studies: The fundamental factors influencing the lipases production studied were moisture content (%) pH incubation time (h) amount of substrate (g) inoculum size (mL) incubation temperature (C) and olive oil concentration (%).
Inoculum was collected from a farm-scale biogas plant (Anseong, South Korea) that digests piggery slurry.
Production of lipase through SmF mainly depends on fermentation process variables, namely, temperature (3040[degrees]C), oil concentration (10-14), inoculum size (8-12%), pH (7-9), and incubation time (2-4 h).
The effect of vegetative inoculum size (1-5%) on citric acid production by Aspergillus niger (Figure 3) shows that the maximum citric acid production of 0.53 g/L was obtained with 3% inoculum size.