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Auxotrophic mutant

Auxotrophic mutant

mutant with a nutritional requirement not present in the wild type organism.

Synonym: defective organism, deficiency mutant.

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... prototrophic) and was sensitive to antibiotic A (Ab A). E.coli Z was an auxotrophic mutant, requiring serine to be added to MINIMAL medium in order for growth to occur. It was ...

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