endosymbiosis

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endosymbiosis

[‚en·dō‚sim·bē′ō·səs]
(ecology)
A mutually beneficial relationship in which one organism lives inside the other.
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Heat stress induces different forms of cell death in sea anemones and their endosymbiotic algae depending on temperature and duration.
Cellular and molecular data has suggested that mitochondria and plastids are descendants of endosymbiotic prokaryotes.
The endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia induces resistanc to dengue virus in Aedes aegypti.
Antimicrobial activities of secondary metabolites and phylogenetic study of sponge endosymbiotic bacteria, Bacillus sp.
8) With a common origin, endosymbiotic fusion (9) has been possible because the common language of replication and control has been shared in their RNA.
However, ever since a seminal event in the far past--it's hypothesized in the Endosymbiotic Theory that one prokaryotic (non-nucleated, single cellular bacteria) organism engulfed another one and rather than just digesting it, began a productive co-association--there have actually been two (or more) distinct genome partitions in eukaryotic cells.
No evidence for an endosymbiotic bacterial origin of tetrodotoxin in the newt Taricha granulosa.
Like tubeworms, clams, and many other vent animals, the mussels harbor endosymbiotic bacteria, but they also have a digestive system and can catch and eat food.
In the 3 thrips species with literature records of endosymbiotic bacterial associations, it has generally been argued that the bacteria are facultative, and acquired from the environment through feeding (de Vries et al.
The antibiotic activity against the endosymbiotic bacteria isolated from R.