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endosymbiosis

(ĕn′dō-sĭm′bē-ō′sĭs, -bī-)
n.
A symbiotic association in which one or more organisms live inside another, such as bacteria in human intestines.

en′do·sym′bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

endosymbiosis

(ĕn″dō-sĭm″bē-ō′sĭs) [″ + ″]
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which one lives within the body of the other.
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In conclusion, the current study showed that Wolbachia endosymbionts (wAlbA and wAlbB) occurred in the population of Ae.
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The most similar sequences, derived by comparison using the Basic Local Alignment Search Tool program (BLAST), showed identities of 90 or 91% and were from endosymbionts of Acanthoamoeba (accession numbers AF069962 and AF069963).
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This novel approach to the treatment of bancroftian filariasis, which is "one of the most common causes of global disability," was developed on the basis of the fact that the parasites depend on Wolbachia endosymbionts for survival, and antibiotic treatment has the potential to deplete this bacterium, reported Mark J.
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