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ECOSYSTEM
ECOLOGY
MUTATIONS
MUTATION
INTERNAL ORGANS
TISSUES
ANTIBODIES
PROTEINS
STOMACH
HELICOBACTER PYLORI
NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS
MENINGITIS
DIFFERENT ALLELES
OFFSPRING
SPORES
MUSHROOMS
FORM
ABILITY
INFECTED
FECES
PYLORI
BACTERIUM
ZYGOTE
FOOD
OWN FOOD
EXOTOXINS
EPIPHYTE
PARENT CELL
EXACT COPY
GENUS
HOMO SAPIENS
EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT
PARASITES
SAPROPHYTIC
FUNGI
FATAL INFECTIONS
PNEUMONIA
MICROORGANISM
CAUSATIVE ORGANISM
FECAL-ORAL ROUTE
ESCHERICHIA COLI
GENOME SEQUENCE
SAPROPHYTE
ORGANS
ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT
PARASITIC
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Organism"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Organism is capable of passing electrons directly to solid metal oxides. (Web site)
  2. The organism was named thus in honor of Otto Jirovec, who described Pneumocystis pneumonia in humans in 1952.
  3. The organism is shed in the urine of infected animals and is contagious by penetration of abraded skin or mucous membranes. (Web site)
  4. The organism was initially thought to be a protozoan, but more recent data suggest that it is more closely related to the fungi. (Web site)
  5. The organism is found in soil, especially heavily-manured soils, and in the intestinal tracts and feces of various animals. (Web site)

Ecosystem

  1. An organism's interactions with its environment are fundamental to the survival of that organism and the functioning of the ecosystem as a whole.
  2. Such an organism plays a role in its ecosystem that is analogous to the role of a keystone in an arch. (Web site)
  3. Detrivore - Any organism which obtains most of its nutrients from the detritus in an ecosystem.

Ecology

  1. In ecology, the trophic level is the position that an organism occupies in a food chain - what it eats, and what eats it.
  2. In the field of ecology, an indigenous species is an organism which is native to a region or ecosystem. (Web site)
  3. The test is commonly used in ecology, where the data are usually estimates of the "distance" between objects such as species of organism.

Mutations

  1. It seems that the presence of these mutations even in the heterozygous state increases the iron load of the organism. (Web site)

Mutation

  1. An advantageous mutation has a positive effect on the phenotype, and thus increases the fitness of the organism. (Web site)
  2. On the other hand, a mutation can occur in a somatic cell of an organism.

Internal Organs

  1. A period of development of an animal embryo, whereby the ectoderm, endoderm, and mesoderm develop into the internal organs of the organism.

Tissues

  1. Chimera according to the genome glossary is an organism which possesses cells or tissues with a different genotype.
  2. But embryonic germ cells are the only cells within the developing organism to maintain the capacity to generate all tissues, also called pluripotency.
  3. The lipopolysaccharide layer helps the cell adhere to host tissues and prevents leukocytes from ingesting and lysing the organism. (Web site)

Antibodies

  1. However, in the case of active immunity, more antibodies are produced whenever the immune system comes in contact with the same organism again.
  2. Diagnosis is achieved most commonly by serologic testing of the blood for the presence of antibodies against the Ehrlichia organism. (Web site)
  3. In this situation, the HIV patient develops antibodies that attach to platelets as though they were an invading organism. (Web site)

Proteins

  1. The proteome is the entire set of proteins expressed by a genome, cell, tissue or organism. (Web site)
  2. Mutations in them do not get incorporated into proteins, so they have no effect on the fitness of an organism. (Web site)
  3. These mutations lead to new versions of proteins that help an organism and its future generations better adapt to changes in their environment.

Stomach

  1. Interestingly, many people have this organism in their stomach, but don't get an ulcer or gastritis.
  2. Over recent years, Dr. Blaser began to suspect that the organism, the dominant bacteria in the stomach, may play a role in human health as well as disease. (Web site)
  3. The organism lives under the mucus layer lining the stomach, but does not actually invade the mucosa.

Helicobacter Pylori

  1. Some ulcers are caused by an organism called Helicobacter pylori, some are due to medications, and a few are caused by stomach or intestinal cancer.

Neisseria Meningitidis

  1. These epidemics are generally caused by Neisseria meningitidis, an organism that is considered to be uniquely capable of causing meningitis epidemics.

Meningitis

  1. Neisseria meningitidis (the meningococcus) is the causative organism of meningococcal (epidemic) meningitis. (Web site)
  2. The severity of a child's symptoms and prognosis depend on the specific organism that is causing the meningitis.
  3. This bacterial organism may cause meningitis, an inflammation of the coverings of the brain. (Web site)

Different Alleles

  1. At any locus there can be many different alleles in a population, more alleles than any single organism can possess. (Web site)
  2. Loss of heterozygosity: loss of one allele, either by a deletion or recombination event, in an organism that previously had two different alleles.

Offspring

  1. One thing to notice in Deppe's quote is that a mutation in a single gene may have no effect on an organism, or its offspring, or its offspring's offspring.

Spores

  1. Spores are the units of asexual reproduction, because a single spore develops into a new organism. (Web site)
  2. As the organism matures, it develops spores intended for reproduction. (Web site)
  3. Thousands of spores can be produced and each spore can grow into a new organism.

Mushrooms

  1. The fungal organism which produces the mushrooms you encounter on your lawn or in the forest is called a mycelium. (Web site)
  2. Mushrooms are the fruit of a living organism called mycelium. (Web site)
  3. Mycotoxin is a toxin produced by an organism of the fungus kingdom, which includes mushrooms, molds and yeasts.

Form

  1. When two basidiospores combine, they can form a new dikaryotic (two nucleus) organism which can then sprout more mushrooms to continue the process.
  2. Commensalism - a form of symbiosis in which one organism helps the other organism.
  3. Development begins when a sperm fertilizes an egg and creates a single cell that has the potential to form an entire organism. (Web site)

Ability

  1. The difference between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria lies in the ability of the cell wall of the organism to retain the crystal violet. (Web site)
  2. Toxic capacity is the ability of an organism, organic system or ecosystem to sustain introduction of a toxin.
  3. Mutations in the FHA structural gene reduce the ability of the organism to colonize, and antibodies against FHA provide protection against infection. (Web site)

Infected

  1. It is possible that brucellosis caused by Brucella canis may be a zoonotic disease -- meaning that people could potentially be infected by this organism.
  2. The presence of an amplified fragment after the PCR reaction indicates that the organism is infected with Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus. (Web site)
  3. A blood test is available for diagnosis, but the test will not result in a positive reaction until 2-3 weeks after the organism has infected the pet.

Feces

  1. Young children typically shed the organism in their feces for a week or two after their illness resolves. (Web site)

Pylori

  1. Infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori, an organism that causes peptic ulcers) may predispose people to migraine headaches.
  2. If H. pylori is the suspected cause of an ulcer, tests may be done to detect the organism or its antibodies. (Web site)
  3. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterial organism responsible for most ulcers and many cases of chronic gastritis (inflammation of the stomach). (Web site)

Bacterium

  1. The genome encodes 17 types of fimbriae, more than in any other bacterium sequenced to date, highlighting the importance of adherence to this organism.
  2. An organism of microscopic size, such as a bacterium, virus, fungus, viroid, or mycoplasma. (Web site)
  3. The production of a toxin may play a role in adapting a bacterium to a particular niche, but it is not essential to the viability of the organism.

Zygote

  1. The sequence of changes that an organism goes through from the time when its existence begin as a zygote till its death is called its life cycle. (Web site)

Food

  1. Taste-aversion learning A biological constraint on learning in which an organism learns in one trial to avoid a food whose ingestion is followed by illness. (Web site)
  2. In ecology, the trophic level (Greek trophē, food) is the position that an organism occupies in a food chain - what it eats, and what eats it.
  3. Our organism may obtain these amino acids either through food, or by synthesizing itself from other amino acids, lipids (fats), carbohydrates or vitamins. (Web site)

Own Food

  1. Autotroph - Any organism that is able to manufacture its own food.

Exotoxins

  1. In addition to the attachment to and growth on ciliated cells, the organism produces a number of exotoxins which contribute to these symptoms. (Web site)
  2. E coli possesses a broad range of virulence factors, exotoxins, and adhesion molecules, allowing the organism to attach to the GI and urinary tracts.

Epiphyte

  1. For example, Helwingia japonica has epiphyllous flowers (ones that form on the leaves).[1] Epiphyte - growing on another organism but not parasitic.

Parent Cell

  1. This is the process by which an offspring cell or organism acquires or becomes predisposed to the characteristics of its parent cell or organism. (Web site)

Exact Copy

  1. Because the exact copy of the parent cell is produced, only one organism is needed for it to occur.
  2. Clone An exact copy made of biological material such as a DNA segment (e.g., a gene or other region), a whole cell, or a complete organism.

Genus

  1. Bordetella pertussis is the only organism of major clinical significance within this genus; it causes whooping cough in infants and young children.
  2. The most important species in this genus is B. pertussis, the organism which causes whooping cough.
  3. A lichen behaves in so many ways like a single organism that lichens are actually given genus and species names. (Web site)

Homo Sapiens

  1. Thus, the bacterium Escherichia coli (E. coli) has had more scientific papers written about it than any other organism except Homo sapiens.

External Environment

  1. Expression of connective tissue types is largely a function of inherent cell types, external environment, and physiological age of the organism. (Web site)

Parasites

  1. Parasites are organisms which live in or on another organism, which would include viral and bacterial infections as well. (Web site)
  2. Parasites are "clever" in their ability to survive and reproduce, which is of course, the purpose of any organism on this planet. (Web site)
  3. Worms are parasites that live within a host organism (human or animal) for the purpose of obtaining food.

Saprophytic

  1. Facultative Saprophyte - An organism that is ordinarily parasitic but under proper conditions may be saprophytic.

Fungi

  1. Some fungi are parasites, living in or on another organism (called a host) from which they obtain their nutrients. (Web site)
  2. Fungi are saprophytic or parasitic, according as that from which they obtain their food is a dead organic substance or a living organism. (Web site)
  3. Fungi are a class of organism that includes yeasts, molds, mildews, and mushrooms. (Web site)

Fatal Infections

  1. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. (Web site)
  2. This organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.

Pneumonia

  1. The organism can affect many organ sites, but pneumonia is far and away the most common form of disease. (Web site)
  2. Cultures of sputum or bronchial secretions may identify an infectious organism capable of causing the pneumonia. (Web site)
  3. Pneumocystis carinii hominis is a ubiquitous organism that causes pneumonia in immunocompromised persons. (Web site)

Microorganism

  1. The present invention relates to a process for the production of methionine in an organism such as a microorganism, a non-human animal or plant. (Web site)
  2. An example of a patentable living organism is a microorganism or a plant which is produced or altered through genetic engineering. (Web site)

Causative Organism

  1. The diagnosis can be definitively confirmed by pathologic identification of the causative organism in bronchial washings obtained by bronchoscopy. (Web site)
  2. The diagnosis can be definitively confirmed by histological identification of the causative organism in sputum or bronchio-alveolar lavage (lung rinse).
  3. The diagnosis of tuberculosis requires identification of the causative organism by special stains or microbiologic cultures. (Web site)

Fecal-Oral Route

  1. The causative organism is frequently found in water polluted with human feces, and is transmitted via the fecal-oral route. (Web site)
  2. Acquired through the fecal-oral route and diagnosis is based on clinical suspicion and the finding of the organism in stool cultures. (Web site)
  3. The organism appears to spread through the fecal-oral route (when infected stool comes into contact with hands, food, or water). (Web site)

Escherichia Coli

  1. E. coli (Escherichia coli) is one of several types of bacteria that normally inhabit the intestine of humans and animals (commensal organism). (Web site)
  2. It was later renamed Escherichia coli, and for many years the bacterium was simply considered to be a commensal organism of the large intestine. (Web site)
  3. Escherichia coli is perhaps the most well studied and utilized bacterial organism on the planet. (Web site)

Genome Sequence

  1. Lessons from the genome sequence of Neurospora crassa: tracing the path from genomic blueprint to multicellular organism. (Web site)

Saprophyte

  1. The causative organism, Burkholderia pseudomallei, is a small motile aerobic gram-negative bacillus believed to be a saprophyte in nature (Fig. (Web site)

Organs

  1. The reproductive system or genital system is a system of organs within an organism which work together for the purpose of reproduction. (Web site)

Animal Development

  1. In animal development, organogenesis is the process by which the ectoderm, endoderm, and mesoderm develop into the internal organs of the organism. (Web site)
  2. Brenner then focused on establishing Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism for the investigation of animal development including neural development. (Web site)

Parasitic

  1. Vector: An organism which transmits a parasitic organism from one host to another. (Web site)
  2. Giardia is a parasitic organism that causes diarrhea and can infect other animals and people as well as dogs.
  3. Infection: The growth of a parasitic organism within the body. (Web site)

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