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stipes

(stī′pēz)
n. pl. stipites (stĭp′ĭ-tēz′)
The basal segment of the maxilla of an insect or certain other arthropods.
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Bioconversion of De-Oiled Rice Bran (DORB) hemi cellulosic hydrolysate into ethanol by Pichia stipites NCM3499 under optimized condition.