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Meaning of E. coli in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF E. COLI

ˌiːˈkəʊlaɪ play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF E. COLI

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WHAT DOES E. COLI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

E. coli

Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most E. coli strains are harmless, but some serotypes can cause serious food poisoning in their hosts, and are occasionally responsible for product recalls due to food contamination. The harmless strains are part of the normal flora of the gut, and can benefit their hosts by producing vitamin K2, and preventing colonization of the intestine with pathogenic bacteria. E. coli and other facultative anaerobes constitute about 0.1% of gut flora, and fecal–oral transmission is the major route through which pathogenic strains of the bacterium cause disease. Cells are able to survive outside the body for a limited amount of time, which makes them ideal indicator organisms to test environmental samples for fecal contamination. There is, however, a growing body of research that has examined environmentally persistent E. coli which can survive for extended periods outside of the host.
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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE E. COLI

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Synonyms and antonyms of E. coli in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «E. COLI»

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大肠杆菌
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ई कोलाई
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كولاي
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кишечная палочка
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E.コリ
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E. 콜라이
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Trends of use of E. coli

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «E. COLI»

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Microcosm: E-coli and The New Science of Life
Most of us might only know E coli for its lethal strain that causes food poisoning, but Zimmer uses E coli as a prism to understand what life is, what it was, and what it will become.
autorCarl Zimmer, 2012
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Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of Life
From the Trade Paperback edition.
autorCarl Zimmer, 2008
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E. Coli Plasmid Vectors: Methods and Applications
The authors describe proven methods for cloning DNA into plasmid vectors, transforming plasmids into E. coli, and analyzing recombinant clones.
autorNicola Casali, Andrew Preston, 2003
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E. coli in Motion
This work is useful for scientists and engineers, not trained in microbiology, and who would like to learn more about living machines.
autorHoward C. Berg, 2004
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E. Coli
Describes a dangerous new strain of E. coli, called O157:H7, which appeared in 1982, how it is spread via contaminated meat, milk, vegetables, water, or person to person, the symptoms of the disease, and the methods used to handle outbreaks ...
autorChris Hayhurst, 2004
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Escherichia Coli: Virulence Mechanisms of a Versatile Pathogen
This unique collection presents timely and vital information on understanding the inner workings of E. coli, which will lend key insights into disease prevention research.
autorMichael S. Donnenberg, 2002
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E. Coli: Shiga Toxin Methods and Protocols
Leading experimentalists detail the key protocols for the diagnosis and study of the pathogenesis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and its isolated cytotoxin (Stx).
autorDana Philpott, Frank Ebel, 2003
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E. coli: Genomics, Evolution and Pathogenesis
This unique collection presents timely and vital information on understanding the inner workings of E. coli, which will lend key insights into disease prevention research.
autorMichael Donnenberg, 2002
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E.coli: Environmental Health Issues of VTEC 0157
This book is aimed at health professionals who need to be informed about the sources and effects of E.coli 0157. It also provides non specialist professionals with an introduction to the methods,
autorStephen Palmer, Sharon Parry, 2003
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Verocytotoxigenic E. Coli
This book, compiled under the auspices of the above project, integrates contributions from project participants and invited contributor, to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of research on VTEC.
autorGeraldine Duffy, Patricia Garvey, David A. McDowell, 2008
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «E. COLI»

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Beach closed due to high levels of E. coli
... safe range. The beach is located along Route 302 in Raymond. Officials said the beach will reopen once E. coli levels return to safe levels. «WMTW Portland, Jul 15»
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Ottawa County testing Lake Michigan for E.coli
HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — It's not an uncommon thing for beaches in West Michigan to be shut down due to high levels of E. coli. «WOODTV.com, Jul 15»
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Company recalls meat products for possible E. coli; says product …
The problem was discovered June 30 when the firm received a positive result for E. coli as part of its in-house sampling program, the USDA's ... «St George News, Jul 15»
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Three Oakland County beaches closed over E. coli measurements
The Muskegon ChronicleAn MLive file photo shows an advisory posted at a Michigan beach warning against swimming due to high E. Coli ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
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13.5 Tons of Beef Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination
Lombardi Brothers discovered the problem on June 30 with the company's sampling program returned a positive E. coli test result. It then found ... «Food Safety News, Jul 15»
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Swimmers warned of E. coli level in Beeds Lake
HAMPTON, Iowa — Officials have issued a swimming advisory at a state park in Iowa because of higher than normal levels of E. coli. «Lexington Herald Leader, Jul 15»
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Metro Detroit beaches closed for high levels of E. coli
Metro Detroit beaches closed for high levels of E. coli. Published On: Jul 03 2015 12:17:41 PM EDT Updated On: Jul 03 2015 06:27:06 PM EDT. Small Text ... «WDIV Detroit, Jul 15»
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Village of Goshen issues water-boiling advisory due to possible E
While the results do not necessarily mean there is E. coli present in the water, the county Health Department required a boil notice to be issued. «Times Herald-Record, Jul 15»
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E. coli testing begins at Traverse City-area beaches
"If there's E. coli, it will glow," Nowland told the Traverse City Record-Eagle ( http://bit.ly/1eJ0ner ). Samples are viewed to create an estimate of ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
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E. Coli Levels Rise on Merrimack, Souhegan Rivers
Rain again raised E. coli levels on both the Merrimack and Souhegan Rivers when tested last Tuesday, according to a press release. This was ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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