How to Pronounce mycobacteriaceae?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mycobacteriaceae" is [mˌa͡ɪkəbɐktˈi͡əɹɪˌe͡ɪsiː], [mˌa‍ɪkəbɐktˈi‍əɹɪˌe‍ɪsiː], [m_ˌaɪ_k_ə_b_ɐ_k_t_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ˌeɪ_s_iː].

"Mycobacteriaceae" in context

The mycobacteriaceae family is a large family of microorganisms that includes the ubiquitous Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for causing tuberculosis. The family also includes other genera such as Rhodococcus, Nocardia, and Streptomyces. The Mycobacteriaceae are Gram-positive bacteria, meaning they have thick walls of peptidoglycan that provide a high level of protection against antibiotics. The Mycobacteriaceae typically prefer cooler temperatures and have slow growth rates.


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