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Method of Managing Fungal and Bacterial Diseases of Fruits and Vegetables Using Pseudomonas Aureofaciens

Description of TechnologyMichigan State University’s invention is a method of inhibiting fungi and bacteria present in plant materials by applying biologically pure culture of Pseudonomas aureofaciens in an admixture with metabolites from the growth of P. aureofaciens and growth medium. The method is useful for controlling bacterial and fungal...
Published: 9/21/2011   |   Inventor(s): A. Ronald Detweiler, Joseph Vargas, Nancy Dykema, Muraleedharan Nair
Keywords(s): Fungicide, Microbial Category(s): Agriculture, Biotechnology

Microbial Rectifiers and Uses Thereof

IntroductionWhen grown in vitro under various conditions, Geobacteraceae bacteria produce conductive protein filaments known as microbial or pilus nanowires. These microbial nanowires show promise for applications in nanoelectronics and bio-electronics. Current methods for producing microbial nanowires are limited by an inability to produce microbial...
Published: 8/9/2011   |   Inventor(s): Gemma Reguera, Stuart Tessmer, Joshua Veazey, Sanela Lampa-Pastirk
Keywords(s): Filament, Microbial, Nanowire, Proteins Category(s): Biotechnology, Materials