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biotype

 [bi´o-tīp]
1. a group of individuals having the same genotype.
2. any of a number of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable physiologic characteristics.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp),
1. A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
2. In bacteriology, former name for biovar, referring to a variant strain of bacteria.
[bio- + G. typos, model]

biotype

/bio·type/ (bi´o-tīp)
1. a group of individuals having the same genotype.
2. any of a number of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable physiologic characteristics.

biotype

(bī′ə-tīp′)
n.
A group of organisms having the same genotype.

bi′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

biotype

Ecology
A physiologic or anatomic characteristic of an organism living in a specific type of environment, distinct from the same species of organism adapted to a different environment.
 
Genetics
(1) A population where all individuals are genetically identical.
(2) The DNA profile of an organism which is defined by its spectrum of biochemical activities, including the enzymes it produces, based on its reactions with various substrates.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp)
A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
[bio- + G. typos, model]

biotype

a group of individuals that are genetically identical, forming a physiologically distinct race within a species.

Biotype

A variant strain of a bacterial species with distinctive physiological characteristics.
Mentioned in: Cholera

biotype

a group of individuals having the same genotype. Breeds of animals are obvious biotypes. See also biovar.
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Using the differential display technique, differentially expressed cDNAs between the resistant and susceptible biotypes of E.
Gary Puterka, an entomologist in the ARS Wheat, Peanut, and Other Field Crops Research Unit in Stillwater, Oklahoma, periodically surveys Russian wheat aphid populations across eight western states to provide guidance to wheat growers on infestation levels and on the range of biotypes so they can decide whether to implement control measures.
cholerae O1 strains carrying mixed phenotypes of classical and El Tor biotypes [polymyxin B (50 units) susceptibility and positive for chicken erythrocyte agglutination (CCA) and Voges-Proskauer (VP) test] are designated hybrid biotype where as the V.
Nine of the samples were biotype A and three were biotype B.
Biotype status and distribution of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Shandong province of China based on mitochondrial DNA markers.
Identification, serogroup, and biotype were determined by standard biochemical methods (11-13).
Occurrence of a new Russian wheat aphid biotype in Colorado.
Variation in epitopes of the B subunit of El Tor and classical biotype Vibrio cholerae 01 cholera toxin.
Although researchers have proposed that biotype Q has a higher capacity to utilize host plants than biotype B, there are few relevant experimental studies of detoxification enzymes of biotypes B and Q upon various host plants.
Within each serotype, there are 2 biotypes, each causing distinct disease outcomes.