Definition of Auxotrophic

1. Adjective. (biology) Describing a strain of organism that requires a specific metabolic substance that the parent organism was able to synthesize by itself ¹



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Definition of Auxotrophic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Auxotrophic

1. Pertaining to an auxotroph. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auxotrophic

auxocardia
auxochrome
auxochromes
auxodrome
auxoflore
auxogluc
auxologic
auxology
auxospore
auxospores
auxosporulation
auxostat
auxotonic
auxotox
auxotroph
auxotrophic (current term)
auxotrophic mutant
auxotrophic strains
auxotrophies
auxotrophism
auxotrophisms
auxotrophs
auxotrophy
auxotyping
av-gas
ava
avadavat
avadavats
avail
availabilities

Literary usage of Auxotrophic

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"He described techniques for inducing and selecting auxotrophic mutants in stable lines of monosomic hamster cells. Puck stressed that these techniques could ..."

2. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"... shown that it is possible to use plasmids RPN-1 for the selection of the auxotrophic mutants Trp- in the B. japonicum strain (RPN-1) by selecting clones ..."

3. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plant Vectors: Bibliography January by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"... shown that it is possible to use plasmids RPN-1 for the selection of the auxotrophic mutants Trp- in the B. japonicum strain (RPN-1) by selecting clones ..."

4. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"Vegetative compatibility (using auxotrophic mutants) and isozyme analysis will be used to compare the three host-specialized varieties of Leptographium ..."

5. Biotechnology: Gene Gun/Biolistic Technology: Bibliograhpy, January 1987 by Kim Guenther (1994)
"The biolistic system did not require linear vectors and transformed each auxotrophic strain at similar frequencies. Examination of randomly selected ..."

6. Biotechnology: Risk Assessment, Bibliography January 86-April 94 edited by Daniel Cabirac, Raymond Dobert (1998)
"... was not consistent with Mendelian expectations for a chromosomal marker, even though two unrelated auxotrophic nuclear genes were segregating normally. ..."

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