clade


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clade

 [klād]
a grouping of genetic variants within a single species.

clade

(klād)
n.
A grouping of organisms made on the basis of their presumed evolutionary history, consisting of a common ancestor and all of its descendants.

clade

[klād]
a grouping of genetic variants within a single species.

clade

Cladus, subtype Genetics A branch of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor; a single phylogenetic group or line. See Inheritance, Species.

clade

(klād)
A term denoting all strains derived from a common ancestor. Used to describe human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) strains.
[G. klados, branch]

clade

a group of organisms having a common ancestor - a complete branch of a phylogenetic tree.
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The Lichtensteinia clade had three possible placements, either sister to Saniculoideae sensu lato, or as a clade that diverged before or after Saniculoideae sensu lato.
Haplotype 5 recovered in Cyprinella from the Frio River has phylogenetic affinity to the mtDNA clade of C.
This clade is diagnosed by the elongate postocular part of the head; the unique insertion of the posterior pair of cephalic trichobothria on tubercles; the fourth antennal segment with an apical invagination with sensorial structures, and the vertical inclination of the meso- and metacoxal axes (Damgaard, 2008b).
This is the first time a monoclonal antibody made against an AIDS virus of one clade has provided complete protection against an AIDS virus of a different clade in animal models," said senior author Ruth Ruprecht, of Dana-Farber.
Phylogenetic position of Eurycea lucifuga--The cytochrome B phylogenetic tree showed strong support (100% values for both the Bayesian clade credibility and distance bootstrap analyses) for a clade including E.
In the deeper waters of the Caribbean, clades B and C are the most common coral symbionts, while clade C is more predominant in the reefs of the Pacific.
1 and 2) resulted in two major clades (A and B), with more than 99% bootstrap support.
Manufacturing and stockpiling more than one clade of H5N1 vaccine is strategic because circulating H5N1 influenza strains are mutating and diverging into distinct antigenic groups.
Species of Tetragnatha in the spiny-leg clade on any one island are typically most closely related to others on the same island, and the same set of ecological forms (ecomorphs) has evolved repeatedly on different islands.