How to use Clostridium in a sentence
The bacterium, Clostridium pasteurianum, common in most soils, is able to utilize free nitrogen under anaerobic conditions, and an organism known as Azotobacter chroococcum and some others closely allied to it, have similar powers which they can exercise under aerobic conditions.
Schizomycetes such as Clostridium, Plectridium, &c., where the sporiferous cells enlarge, bear out the same argument, and we must not forget that there are extremely minute " yeasts," easily mistaken for Micrococci, and that yeasts occasionally form only one spore in the cell.
Various stages in the development of the endogenous spores in a Clostridium - the small letters indicate the order.
Clostridium - one cell contains two spores.
Those which do not need oxygen are called anaerobes, e.g. Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium botulinum.Advertisement
Tetanus is caused by a Gram-positive bacillus, Clostridium tetani.
Welcome to Herbal Fusion - Botox is made from ' botulinum toxin ', a poison produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum.
We plan to make a " molecular tool box " for the genetic manipulation of the genus clostridium.
It is very similar to the one produced by the gut bug clostridium, which causes chronic diarrhea.
Healthy people are at very little risk of catching Clostridium difficile.Advertisement
Dr. Wilcox recently chaired a working party looking at diarrhoeal infections caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile, spread primarily in hospitals.
Only a few genera of bacteria such as Bacillus and Clostridium are capable of forming endospores.
Gas gangrene is caused by Clostridia and the most common causative organism is Clostridium perfringens, which produces exotoxins that cause local tissue damage.
Clostridium tetani produces its clinical effects via a powerful exotoxin.
Everybody knows that tetanus is a deadly disease, due to an extremely powerful neurotoxin Clostridium tetani produces.Advertisement
Ian Poxton wonders what can be done to beat the increasingly virulent strains of Clostridium difficile.
Laurent and others were right, and that Clostridium pasteurianum, for instance, if protected from access of free oxygen by an envelope of aerobic bacteria or fungi, and provided with the carbohydrates and minerals necessary for its growth, fixes nitrogen in proportion to the amount of sugar consumed.
Tetanus, sometimes called lockjaw, is a disease caused by the toxin of Clostridium tetani.
Tetanus-A potentially fatal infection caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium tetani.
It is caused by toxins (poisons) produced by the bacterium Clostridium tetani.Advertisement
A variety of bacteria cause food poisoning, including Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus, Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, Shigella, and Clostridium botulinum.
Botulism is an acute, progressive condition caused by botulinum toxin, a natural poison produced by the spore-forming bacteria Clostridium botulinum.
The toxin's origin and identity remained vague until Emile van Ermengem (1851-1932), a Belgian professor, isolated Clostridium botulinum in 1895 and identified it as the source of food poisoning.
Toxins produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum are the main culprit in botulism.
Other members of the Clostridium genus can produce botulinum toxin, namely C. argentinense, C. butyricum, and C. baratii, but these are minor sources.Advertisement
The growth of Clostridium confirms the diagnosis.
Sometimes the organism cultured is not Clostridium as suspected.
Magnesium levels may be measured, since magnesium increases the activity of Clostridium.
Botulism is caused by a bacteria called Clostridium botulinum.
Unless you've been living in a cave the last 10 years, you probably already know that Botox is a therapeutic agent derived from the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum, which in certain strains is botulism, a dangerous paralytic illness.Advertisement