endosymbiont


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endosymbiont

[¦en·dō′sim·bē‚änt]
(cell and molecular biology)
A symbiont that lives within the body of the host without deleterious effect on the host.
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30) Each endosymbiont has a tick species with which it is closely linked; these organisms are not known to be pathogenic and are instead thought to have evolved as maternally inherited and beneficial endosymbionts.
Some strains of Endozoicomonas may contribute to the degradation of dimethylsulfonioproprionate produced by dinoflagellate endosymbionts or reef-building corals directly (Raina et al.
A community change in the algal endosymbionts of a scleractinian coral following a natural bleaching event: field evidence of acclimatization.
Candidatus portiera is an obligate primary endosymbiont harboured by Bemisia tabaci, it is localized in specialized cells known as 'Bacteriocytes" (Baumann and Baumann, 2005).
Borrelia burgdorferi, and the rickettsial endosymbiont in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from sites in Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
tropical angiosperms and act as lifelong obligate endosymbionts to plant
The goal of the present application is to fill this gap by dissecting the interaction between Drosophila and its native endosymbiont Spiroplasma poulsonii.
But before such an approach is explored, it becomes necessary to assess the presence of endosymbiont in Ae.
Diversification of Wolbachia endosymbiont in the Culex pipiens mosquito.
Comparisons of host mitochondrial, nuclear and endosymbiont bacterial genes reveal cryptic fig wasp species and the effects of Wolbachia on host mtDNA evolution and diversity.
Xanthine Dehydrogenase activity in the cockroach endosymbiont Blattabacterium cuenoti (Mercier 1906) Hollande and Favre 1931 and in the cockroach fat body.