Definition of Phylotype

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Definition of Phylotype

Post by Plymouth John » Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:33 am

With regard to microbial communities and the study of their structure, what is a "phylotype?"

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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Jan 20, 2006 3:26 am

A type that is considered to their phylogeny or evolutionary relationship among organisms (cladistics).
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