Sentence Examples


  • The Bacterium acidi lacti described by Pasteur decomposes milk sugar into lactic acid.
  • These pests carry bacterium which they inject into alfalfa plant stems using their proboscis.
  • Organic farmers use the Bt toxin, which comes from a bacterium called Bacillus thuringiensis, to ward off crop pests.
  • For example, genes from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis produce a toxin that kills certain insects.
  • In the UK, nearly 20% of horses sampled during recent bacteriology testing proved positive for the strangles bacterium, Streptococcus equi.

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