endosymbiont


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endosymbiont

(ĕn′dō-sĭm′bē-ŏnt′, -bī-)
n.
An organism living inside another organism in an endosymbiotic relationship.

endosymbiont

, endosymbiote (en″dō-sim′bē″ont″) (en″dō-sim′bē″ōt″) [ endo- + symbiont or symbiote]
An organism that lives inside the body of another, benefiting both organisms. In some cases of endosymbiosis, neither organism would survive without the other.
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The Reb proteins constitute the R bodies which are secreted by killer paramecia and kill other paramecia not harboring this endosymbiont.
As an internal control for the 16s rRNA amplification, a sequence specific to Wolbachia, the bacterial endosymbiont commonly found in bed bugs, was amplified.
Demonstrating proof of this concept, Salzberg et al (93) recently discovered 3 new endosymbiont species of the genus Wolbachia that were unintentionally interrogated when the genomes of their fruit fly hosts were sequenced.
The actinidic archaea is an endosymbiont of the human cell and it is possible that the organism can mediate biological transmutation.
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