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Interactions in nature vary from competitive to neutral to symbiotic. An interesting case of symbiosis is seen when one organism provides protection to the other-a relationship termed 'defensive symbiosis'. Kayla King highlights this interesting type of relationship, which can be found throughout the tree of life.
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Maternally-inherited facultative symbionts are widespread in most insect species, and it is common that several symbionts coexist in the same host individual. Hence, the symbionts may compete or share...
All higher eukaryotes have established symbiotic relationships with diverse microorganisms. One of the most well-characterized symbiotic systems is that of termites and their intestinal microorganisms...
Deep-sea Bathymodiolus mussels depend on the organic carbon supplied by symbionts inside their gills. In this study, optimized methods of quantitative real-time PCR and fluorescence in situ hybridizat...
Defensive responses of mice include an array of specific behaviors that involve adaptive components based on the assessment of the threat of confrontation. The freezing response is represented by a mo...
The lichen Buellia frigida was exposed to space and simulated Mars analog conditions in the Biology and Mars Experiment (BIOMEX) project operated outside the International Space Station (ISS) for 1.5 ...
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Non-invasive respiratory support is routinely provided to extremely preterm infants following disconnection from mechanical ventilation, in the form of continuous positive airway pressure ...
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Rehabilitation interventions such as physical training and neural stimulation after spinal cord injury (SCI) have been shown to increase neural plasticity. However, both physical training ...
A paleotropical genus of fungi in the family Tricholomataceae. They are obligate symbionts of termites.
A family of gram-negative bacteria which are saprophytes, symbionts, or plant pathogens.
The alterations of modes of medical practice, induced by the threat of liability, for the principal purposes of forestalling lawsuits by patients as well as providing good legal defense in the event that such lawsuits are instituted.
A phylum of fungi that are mutualistic symbionts and form ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAE with PLANT ROOTS.
Genus of BACTERIA in the family Frankiaceae. They are nitrogen-fixing root-nodule symbionts of many species of woody dicotyledonous plants.