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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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The colonies from SDA plate were also subjected to germ tube test to check for the production of germ tubes.
The growing problem of mucosal and systemic candidiasis reflects the enormous increase in the number of patients at risk and the increased opportunity that exists for Candida species to invade tissues normally resistant to invasion with the help of the Candida virulence markers such as adhesin, Germ tube, Pseudohyphae, slime production, exoenzymes etc.
fluorescens on Spore Germination and Germ Tube Elongation of P.
After gram staining and germ tube test, further confirmation was done by employing two differential media i.e.
However, inhibition of spore germination was the highest (72.8%) by Dithane M45, while inhibition of germ tube reached 89.91% with Kemazed.
UREDINIOSPORES globose to sub-globose, obovoid or ellipsoid or elongated ellipsoid, hyaline to light brown, 20-32.5 x 15-22.5 um, wall 2-2.5 um thick, brown, germ tube hyaline, 4-7 x 3-4.5 um.
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.
Germ tube test: Small inoculum of Yeast cellswas inoculated into 0.5 mL of human serum and incubated at 37C for no longer than 3h.
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.