gnotobiote

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gno·to·bi·ote

(nō'tō-bī'ōt),
An individual organism from a group assembled from pure isolates (gnotobiota).

gnotobiote

/gno·to·bi·ote/ (-bi´ōt) a specially reared laboratory animal whose microflora and microfauna are specifically known in their entirety.gnotobiot´ic

gnotobiote

a specially reared animal whose microflora and microfauna are known in complete detail. Gnoto is a Greek word for known, and biota is lifeforms, in this case microorganisms. See also gnotobiotic animal.
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In addition, infection sera of gnotobiotic animals possess both high homotypic and lower heterotypic neutralizing activities (69,70).
This phenomenon has been documented in immunologically-naive gnotobiotic animals which, following exposure to multiple cycles of infection with one rotavirus serotype, develop antibodies that neutralize a broad range of rotavirus serotypes (72).
The design and construction of the isolators are similar to that of transparent flexible PVC isolators for gnotobiotic animals in biomedical research; the isolators were adapted both for in-patient and transport use (4-7).