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There are approximately ten times as many bacterial cells in the human flora as there are human cells in the body, with large numbers of bacteria on the skin and as gut flora . [ 6 ] The vast majority of the bacteria in the body are rendered harmless by the protective effects of the immune

Magnetotactic bacteria print that page


The first description of magnetotactic bacteria appeared in 1963 in a publication of the Microbiology Institute ( Italian : Instituto di Microbiologia ) of the University of Pavia written by Salvatore Bellini. [ 3 ] While observing bog sediments under his microscope, he noticed a group of

L-form bacteria print that page


the original morphology and stable L-forms , L-forms which are unable to revert to the original bacteria . Some parasitic species of bacteria , such as mycoplasma , also lack a cell wall [ 3 ] , but these are not considered as L-forms since they are not derived from bacteria that normally

Pathogenic bacteria print that page

Pathogenic bacteria are bacteria that cause bacterial infection . This article deals with human pathogenic bacteria . Although the vast majority of bacteria are harmless or beneficial, quite a few bacteria are pathogenic . One of the bacterial diseases with highest disease burden is

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Coliform bacteria print that page


[ edit ] See also Bacteriological water analysis Coliform index Fecal coliform Indicator bacteria [ edit ] References ^ American Public Health Association (APHA), Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (19th ed.), APHA, Washington, DC (1995). ^ The Microbiology

Economic importance of bacteria print that page

The economic importance of bacteria derives from the fact that bacteria are exploited by humans in a number of beneficial ways. Despite the fact that some bacteria play harmful roles, such as causing disease and spoiling food, the economic importance of bacteria includes both their useful

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Cancer bacteria print that page

A number of bacteria have associations with cancer, although their possible role in carcinogenesis is unclear. Bacteria Suggested link Salmonella typhi is associated with gallbladder cancer . [ 5 ] [ 6 ] Streptococcus bovis is associated with colorectal cancer . [ 5 ] [ 7 ]

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Iron bacteria print that page


In the management of water-supply wells , iron bacteria are bacteria that derive the energy they need to live and multiply by oxidizing dissolved ferrous iron (or the less frequently available manganese ). The resulting ferric oxide is insoluble, and appears as brown gelatinous slime

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Putrefying bacteria turn nitrogen proteins into ammonium compounds. Nitrifying bacteria turn the ammonium compounds into nitrates. [ edit ] See also Decomposition Anaerobic organism This bacteria -related article is a stub . You can help Wikipedia by expanding it . v   •

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