Fecal Coliform Bacteria

Business / Agriculture / Fecal Coliform Bacteria: Bacteria found in the intestinal tracts of mammals. Their presence in water or sludge is an indicator of pollution and possible contamination by pathogens.

Coliform Index

Business / Agriculture / Coliform Index: A rating of the purity of water based on a count of fecal coliform bacteria. The presence of fecal coliform bacteria, which are harmless bacteria that live in the intestines of humans and other verteb MORE

Eubacteria

Science / Biology / Eubacteria: The subunit of the Monera that includes the true bacteria such as E. coli. One of the three major groups of prokaryotes in the Kingdom Monera. The eubacteria have cell walls containing peptidoglycan. MORE

Fecal Coliform Bacteria

Business / Agriculture / Fecal Coliform Bacteria: Bacteria found in the intestinal tracts of mammals. Their presence in water or sludge is an indicator of pollution and possible contamination by pathogens. MORE

Fecal Pellets

Science / Marine Biology / Fecal Pellets: See Pellets MORE

Cyst (Bacteria)

Health / Disease / Cyst (Bacteria): A resting or dormant stage in bacteria. MORE

Competence (For Bacteria)

Health / Disease / Competence (For Bacteria): The ability of a cell to take up extracellular ('naked') DNA from its environment. MORE

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