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, pl.


(meg'ă-kok'ŭs, -kok'sī),
A coccus of unusually large size.
Synonym(s): macrococcus
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In contrast, mecB, originally described as [mecA.sub.m], was reported as part of a probable primordial form of a methicillin resistance gene complex often found in a transposon mec complex (Tn6045) in Macrococcus caseolyticus, a colonizer of animal skin (15,16).
Similarly, the sequence identities of the bands retrieved from the Firmicutes DGGE gel were also 100% related to the expected phyla, including Bacillus, Macrococcus, Staphylococcus, and Exiguobacterium (Table S4).
At the genus level, the core microbiome of raw milk originating from Hoengseong and Pyeongchang encompassed members of Massilia (6.66% and 9.17%), Bacillus (5.14% and 5.29%), Corynebacterium (4.02% and 1.47%), Macrococcus (2.48% and 1.18%), Staphylococcus (1.92% and 2.61%), Arthrobacter (1.75% and 2.02%), Streptococcus (1.71% and 2.52%), and Burkholderia (1.66% and 1.50%), respectively.
Green Synthesis of Silver Nano-particles by Macrococcus bovicus and Its Immobilization onto Montmorillonite Clay for Antimicrobial Functionality.
(3 strains; 1.8% of the isolates), Macrococcus caseolyticus (2 strains; 1.2%), Enterobacter spp.
Phylogenetic study of Staphylococcus and Macrococcus species based on partial hsp60 gene sequences.
The following bacteria were identified only by partial 16S rRNA gene sequencing: Staphylococcus sciuri, Lysinibacillus spp., and Macrococcus caseolyticus.
Contradicting results were observed for Macrococcus spp., which showed higher percentages with the 8-f-534r primers using the extraction method I, but the primer set 968f-1401r showed higher percentages with the extraction method II.
Stackebrandt, 2006.The Procaryotes,In: The Genera Staphylococcus and Macrococcus, Library of congres, 4: 5-75.