germ tube


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germ tube

n
(Botany) botany a tube produced by a germinating spore, such as the pollen tube produced by a pollen grain
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Noun1.germ tube - (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a spore in germination
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
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After gram staining and germ tube test, further confirmation was done by employing two differential media i.
8%) by Dithane M45, while inhibition of germ tube reached 89.
The total of 300 yeast cell and germ tube forming cell were counted under light microscope at x400 magnification.
Identification was carried out by performing Gram stain, germ tube test (24Fig.
Germ tube test was performed to identify Candida albicans.
Candida species, initially identified by colony morphology, were further characterized by germ tube test, morphology on cornmeal as well as Chromagar and sugar assimilation profiles.
In addition, the fungicidal capacity of [alpha]-T, at the optimal time and distance conditions, was investigated through viable cell reduction, confocal microscopy and inhibition of germ tube formation.
elongation of the germ tube and development of the penetration structures of the fungus were observed (Figure 2E).
This organism ressembles albicans on wet mount and is also germ tube positive.