genus Listeria

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n genus Listeria a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods
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Usage


In science:

To keep the scope of the article manageable, we do not consider other mechanisms that could reasonably be termed “swimming,” such as the polymerization of the actin of a host cell by pathogens of the genus Listeria , or the gas-vesicle mediated buoyancy of aquatic micoorganisms such as Cyanobacteria .
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
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