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auxotrophic

 [awk″so-trof´ik]
1. requiring a growth factor not required by the parental or prototype strain; said of microbial mutants.
2. requiring specific organic growth factors in addition to the carbon source present in a minimal medium.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

aux·o·tro·phic

(awk'sō-trof'ik, -trō'fik),
Pertaining to an auxotroph.
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aux·o·tro·phic

(awk'sō-trō'fik)
Pertaining to an auxotroph.
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So, the use of auxotrophic mutants can prevent the reproduction of such organisms in the environment.
Auxotrophic tests showed that in addition of FosA production, fosfomycin transport was impaired in 6 strains.
Previously, integrative plasmids based on the isolated auxotrophic mutants of J7 derivatives were constructed and used to express exogenous proteins in J7 [20].
Parascandola, "Performance of the auxotrophic Saccharomyces cerevisiae BY4741 as host for the production of IL-1[beta] in aerated fed-batch reactor: role of ACA supplementation, strain viability, and maintenance energy," Microbial Cell Factories, vol.
L- lysine Production by the Homoserine Auxotrophic Mutant of Corynebacterium glutamicumin Stirrer Fermenter.
Hondalus, "Safety and immunogenicity of a live-attenuated auxotrophic candidate vaccine against the intracellular pathogen Rhodococcus equi" Vaccine, vol.
Campos et al., "Auxotrophic recombinant Mycobacterium bovis BCG overexpressing Ag85B enhances cytotoxicity on superficial bladder cancer cells in vitro," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol.
Because the deletion mutants used in this study contain different combinations of auxotrophic markers for histidine, leucine, and tryptophan, all growth media contained these three amino acids, together with uracil, unless indicated otherwise.
Inhibition of prolidase activity by nickel causes decreased growth of proline auxotrophic CHO cells.
Since Toxoplasma is auxotrophic for tryptophan and purine [15, 34], these pores may be used in receipt of the molecules using by host cytosolic ATP.
Considering the fact, the present study was intended to select suitable maintenance medium for the auxotrophic mutant Micrococcus glutamicus [AB.sub.100] employed for L-glutamic acid production.