endosymbiosis


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endosymbiosis

(ĕn′dō-sĭm′bē-ō′sĭs, -bī-)
n.
A symbiotic association in which one or more organisms live inside another, such as bacteria in human intestines.

en′do·sym′bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

endosymbiosis

(ĕn″dō-sĭm″bē-ō′sĭs) [″ + ″]
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which one lives within the body of the other.
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In the third step, the host cell promoted the transfer of more than 80% of the symbiont genes into the host's cell genome during the early stage of endosymbiosis. (2, 3, 44) Thereafter, small amounts of DNA continued to move from the organelle genome to the host genome.
(15) It is possible that the adaptive phenotypic expression in epigenetic variability seen in evolution, embryogenesis and growth has its origin in the genetic assimilation of endosymbiosis. Epigenetic expression may have had its origins in the addition of noncoding RNA made necessary in the process of endosymbiosis.
Chen et al., "Lipid bodies in coral-dinoflagellate endosymbiosis: proteomic and ultrastructural studies," Proteomics, vol.
That the theory of endosymbiosis was relatively new and the mechanism of chemiosmotic oxidative phosphorylation not yet taught impresses them little.
[81] Wallace, R., 2011, Metabolic constraints on the evolution of genetic codes: Did multiple 'preaerobic' ecosystem transitions entrain richer dialects via Serial Endosymbiosis, http://precedings.nature.com/documents/4120/version/4.
One of the fundamental steps in the evolution of our planet was the development of photosynthesis in eukaryotes through the process of endosymbiosis.
One of the fundamental steps in the evolution of our planet was the development of photosynthesis in eukaryotes- that include humans, plants, and most recognizable, multicellular life forms - through the process of endosymbiosis.
They discuss a historical overview of concepts about phylogeny of microorganisms, multi-locus sequence analysis and bacterial species phylogeny estimation, the phyla of cultured and uncultured prokaryotes, applications of conserved indels for understanding microbial phylogeny, horizontal gene transfer and the formation of groups of microorganisms, endosymbiosis and the evolution of plastids, and other topics.
In Palaeozoic endosymbiosis it is possible that the particular tabulate coral taxa which tend to contain bioclaustrations may have been among the community's least aggressive or toxic corals (Tapanila 2005).
endosymbiosis: Theory that some cellular organelles arose by the incorporation of a prokaryote into the cytoplasm of a eukaryote.
falciparum the FAS-II system (PfFAS-II) takes place in the apicoplast, a previously discovered chloroplast-like organelle (McFadden et al., 1996), which is thought to have arisen from an ancient cyanobacterial endosymbiont through the process of secondary endosymbiosis (Williams and Keeling, 2003).