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A member of a symbiotic pair.



one of two different organisms that live together for a long period of time.

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To separate the host and symbiont proteins, we used the method from previous studies, such as Karako-Lampert et al.
Susceptibility to insecticides in the Q biotype of Bemisia tabaci is correlated with bacterial symbiont densities.
The relationship between Ina and human symbionts is mutualistic.
There are several examples of dispersion of symbionts, parasites, and diseases because of the ignorance on this biological principle.
Once the symbiont population is fully established, the light levels in the tissue decrease as the algae use most of the light for photosynthesis.
symbiont in Scaphoideus titanus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).
Through millions and millions of years of evolution, termites and their symbionts have acquired highly specialised enzymes that work together to efficiently convert wood and other plant materials into simple sugars," says Scharf.
Symbionts are the vampire's human hosts and function as their food supply.
Warm waters bleach the corals when the heat-stressed, colorful inner symbionts dash off, leaving the corals to starve.
Genetic transformation and phylogeny of bacterial symbionts from tsetse.
However, the symbionts are often willing participants in these relationships, since they gain health and longevity, as well as physical and emotional pleasure.