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sporulate

(spôr′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. sporu·lated, sporu·lating, sporu·lates
To produce or release spores.

spor′u·la′tion n.
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The ability of the highly toxic BtCc isolate to replicate and sporulate in C.
Soon, deep within the ants, the fungus will achieve sexual maturity, and it will be time to sporulate.
An important feature of the biology of Cyclospora is that oocysts excreted in feces require days to weeks outside the host to sporulate and thus to become infectious.
parvum is infectious when excreted and can be transmitted directly from person to person; Cyclospora cayetanensis requires a period of time in the environment to sporulate into the infectious form (3), decreasing the likelihood of direct person-to-person spread.
In the laboratory, oocysts are induced to sporulate in potassium dichromate in a petri dish at ambient temperatures (25 [degrees] C to 30 [degrees] C).
Bacillus subtilis is a Gram-positive organism that is a model for differentiation because it sporulates.
Sporulates June - September (sexual reproduction is thought to be infrequent).
Cercosporella rubi sporulates at this time and apparently infects neighboring primocanes.
But a yeast with reduced RAS activity sporulates even in the presence of excess nutrients, and yeast with no active RAS gene cannot survive.