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Found Anaerobe 11 times.

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1. Acetyl-CoA pathway
A pathway of autotroph ic carbon dioxide fixation commonly happened in obligate anaerobe s such as methanogen s, homoacetogen s, and sulfate reducing bacteria .

2. Aerotaxis
An organism 's movement toward or away from oxygen as a reaction to its presence. The term is most often used when discussing aerobe s (oxygen-using) versus anaerobe s (which don't use oxygen).

3. Aerotolerant
Able to survive in the presence of oxygen. This term especially applies to facultative anaerobe s, which don't actually require oxygen to live but are not harmed by its presence.

4. Anaerobe
A microorganism that either does not require oxygen or actually cannot live in the presence of oxygen.

5. Coliforms
A group of bacteria which live within the bowels of larger organism s and ferment a sugar called lactose, producing gas within 48 hours of growth. They are generally small, gram-negative , bacilliform (shaped like rods), facultative anaerobe s and they include strains such as Escherichia , Kelbsiella, Enterobacter, and Citrobacter. They are useful for measuring the amount of water pollution by feces.

6. Enterobacteriaceae
A family of bacteria which are gram -negative, shaped like rods, and are facultative anaerobe s. They live in soil, water, plants, and animals (especially the intestines), and can cause diseases in vertebrate animals.

7. Facultative anaerobe
A microorganism which can survive without oxygen (is an anaerobe ) but is not harmed if oxygen is present.

8. Klebsiella
Klebsiella is a genus of Gram-negative , rod-shaped bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae. Facultative anaerobe s, they are found in the intestinal and repiratory tracts of many vertebrates (including humans) and are commonly responsible for bladder, kidney, lung, and wound infections. K. pneumoniae can cause pneumonia in people with compromised immune systems.

9. Obligate
* Describes a microbe (bacterium, fungus) that must have a certain element (such as oxygen) or compound present or absent in their environment; for instance, an obligate anaerobe cannot survive in an oxygen-containing environment, whereas an obligate aerobe must have oxygen or it will die. * Describes a parasite that cannot survive without a host.

10. Obligate anaerobe
A microorganism which lives without using oxygen (is an anaerobe ) and finds the presence of oxygen harmful.


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