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Noun1.pyocyanin - a toxic blue crystalline antibiotic found in green pus
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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colony morphology Gram-staining, positive oxidase reaction, production of pyocyanin on Mueller-Hinton agar (Oxoid UK), citrate utilization and growth at 42degC.
The blue-green appearance of pus or of an organism culture is pertaining to the combination of pyocyanin (blue pigment) and pyoverdin (fluorescein, yellow pigment).
Enhanced bioelectricity generation by improving pyocyanin production and membrane permeability through sophorolipid addition in Pseudomonas aeruginosa -inoculated microbial fuel cells.
These mechanisms include competition for nutrients and place, and producing chitinase, lytic enzyme, siderophores besides many antibiotics viz, 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol, pyoluteorin, pyrrolnitrin, pyocyanin and oomycin A (Vanitha and Umesha, 2011).
To identify the phenazine antibiotics from the selected UPMP3 strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and assessment of its antagonistic activity of Ganoderma boninense, three antibiotics phenazine (PHZ), phenazine-l-carboxylic acid (PCA) and pyocyanin (PYO) were extracted from the bacterial fermented broth using benzene and chloroform and detected through High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).
4) Lipopolysaccharide production, pili, flagella, elastases, proteases, exotoxins, pyocyanin, and extracellular polysaccharides comprise its virulence factors.
Although in our case the profound extension of the hemangioma was obvious, the development of a scrotal ulcer should be differentially diagnosed from trauma, herpes viral infection, intrauterine infection from varicella, infection from pyocyanin pseudomonas, aspergillus, pyogenic granuloma, pyoderma gangrenosum, and so forth [11].
large irregular, non-lactose fermenting colonies on MacConkey medium and pigmented colonies on nutrient agar) gram staining, oxidase reaction, production of pyocyanin, citrate utilization test.
King EO, Ward MKM and DE Raney Two simple media for the demonstration of pyocyanin and fluorescein.
Inhibition of the production of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence factor pyocyanin in wildtype cells by quorum sensing autoinducer-mimics.