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Found Microbiology 9 times.

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1. Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP)
Invented by KeyGene, a Dutch biotech company based in Wageningen, Holland The technique is now merchandised under licence agreement by Perkin Elmer. Selected markers are amplified in a PCR , which makes AFLP an easy and fast tool for strain identification in agriculture , botany , microbiology and animal breeding.

2. Bacillus subtilis
B. subtilis is a Gram-positive , rod-shaped, nonpathogenic bacterium which lives in soil. Its genome has been widely studied and is frequently used in genetic engineering and microbiology experiments.

3. Bioconversion
In industrial microbiology, the use of microorganisms to convert an added chemical to a chemically modified form.

4. Biohazard
A risk of exposure to harmful bacteria , virus es, or other dangerous biological agents, particularly those found in genetic recombination studies or in clinical microbiology labs.

5. Cellular microbiology
A new discipline emerging at the interface between cell biology and microbiology . One major focus of this new field is on the interference of pathogenic bacteria with many eukaryotic cell functions, such as maturation of intracellular compartments, internal cellular communication, or even cell division and differentiation. The study of cellular microbiology in this respect, is providing a sophisticated tool kit for mammalian cell biologists. (Ref: Science 271:315, 1996).

6. Inoculation
* In medicine , the introduction of a weakened or dead version of a disease-causing microbe (a pathogen ) into a healthy body for the purpose of getting the body to become immune to that microbe. * In microbiology , the process where a microbe of interest is introduced into a previously-sterilized growth medium for the purpose of starting a culture of that microbe.

7. Microbiology
The study of organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye, such as bacteria , virus es and yeast s.

8. Nucleic acid probe
A strand of nucleic acid which can be labeled and used to hybridize to a complementary molecule from a mixture of other nucleic acids. In clinical microbiology, short oligonucleotide of unique sequences used as hybridization probe s for identifying pathogen s.

9. Zymogenous
Fermentation production. In environmental microbiology, the term refers to microorganisms, often transient or alien, that respond rapidly by enzyme production and growth when simple organic food sources become available.

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