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1A resistant asexual spore that develops inside some bacteria cells.
- ‘Detecting bacterial endospores is a critical challenge to chemistry, since a number of serious diseases and health problems are caused by them.’
- ‘We have directly visualized high-resolution native structures of bacterial endospores, including the exosporium and spore coats of four Bacillus species in air and water environments.’
- ‘The use of physical or chemical means to destroy all microbial life including highly resistant bacterial endospores.’
- ‘Endospores may be located in the middle of the cells, at the end, or between the end and the middle of the cells.’
- ‘Only a few genera of bacteria such as Bacillus and Clostridium are capable of forming endospores.’
- 1.1The inner layer of the membrane or wall of some spores and pollen grains.
- ‘It is released from the outer cell wall of endospores at sporulation.’
- ‘Free endospores can be confused with small yeast forms.’
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