Root-nodule bacteria are bacteria belonging to the genus Rhizobium, family Rhizobiaceae, that live symbiotically in the nodules of roots of leguminous plants and fix atmospheric nitrogen.
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Hybridization is the act of producing hybrids, i. e., offspring from genetically dissimilar strains.
- Superoxide dismutase
Superoxide dismutase is an enzyme which catalyzes the dismutation of superoxide radicals to form O2 and H2O2.
Pseudopodium is temporary projection of the protoplast of an amoeboid cell in which cytoplasm flows during extension and withdrawal.
Peroxidase is an enzyme which catalyzes the reaction of hydrogen peroxide with a reduced substrate, resulting in the formation of H2O and
Anaerobe an organism that does not use O2 to obtain energy, cannot grow under an air atmosphere, and for which O2. Compare aerobe.
Helical shaped like a corkscrew with one or more turns or twists.
- Guarnieri bodies
Guarnieri bodies is cytoplasmic inclusion bodies found in the epidermal cells of smallpox and chickenpox patients.