endosymbiont


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Related to endosymbiont: Endosymbiont theory, Wolbachia, Endosymbiont hypothesis

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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Coupling of bacterial endosymbiont and host mitochondrial genomes in the hydrothermal vent clam Calyptogena magnifica.
This ciliate is also the most numerous endosymbiont found in Dreissena, with the mean infection intensity (number of ciliates per infected mussel) in a population often exceeding thousands of ciliates per mussel (Burlakova et al.
Thelytoky in hymenopteran parasitoids is often the result of infection with intracellular endosymbionts, especially the bacterium Wolbachia pipientis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) (Werren et al.
Four different plasmids carrying endosymbiont 16S rRNA sequences; pAJ233 (Cardinium), pAJ234 (Bacteroidetes), pAJ235 (Wolbachia) and pAJ239 (Enterobacter), were extracted and their yield estimated with a BioPhotometer Plus (Eppendorf AG, Hamburg, Germany).
Endosymbionts of Acanthamoeba isolated from domestic tap water in Korea.
2007), to determine if external exposure to bleach interfered with PCR amplification of host genomic or endosymbiont DNA.
Historically, standard PCR has been used to detect Wolbachia and other endosymbionts of arthropods; however, it has been demonstrated that amplification of Wolbachia DNA can be improved with High-Fidelity PCR (Jeyaprakash & Hoy 2000).
scapularis endosymbiont isolates (EU544296, EF689740, EF689737) and shared [greater than or equal to] 99% identity with Candidatus Rickettsia cooleyi (AF031535) (14) or an uncharacterized rickettsial endosymbiont previously reported for I.
The most closely related sequence of gltA was designated "Ricketttsia endosymbiont of Haemaphysalis sulctata" (99.
Molecular genetic evidence for a novel bacterial endosymbiont of Icosta americana (Diptera: Hippoboscidae).