clade


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clade

 (klād)
n.
A grouping of organisms made on the basis of their presumed evolutionary history, consisting of a common ancestor and all of its descendants.

[From Greek klados, branch.]

clade

(kleɪd)
n
(Biology) biology a group of organisms considered as having evolved from a common ancestor
[C20: from Greek klados branch, shoot]

clade

(kleɪd)

n.
a group of organisms sharing features that reflect a common ancestor or descent.
[1957; < Greek kládos branch]
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Noun1.clade - a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor
biological group - a group of plants or animals
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The MVA-based vaccine was well tolerated and induced antibodies to both the homologous (A/Vietnam/1194/2004, clade 1) and a heterologous (A/Indonesia/5/2005, clade 2.
Using a $25 million grant from the NIH, Inovio designed its multi-clade PENNVAX-GP immunotherapy targeting viruses from clades A, B, C and D.
The Maximum Parsimony analysis, on the other hand, recovered it as sister to Megalastrum+Rumohra clade (MP-BS = 73%).
They represent all the currently recognized species (17) and genera (6) within the main obligate army-ant-following clade (sensu Brumfield et al.
This last clade is supported by one unambiguous synapomorphy, the presence of golden hairs on the mesonotum and dark brown hairs on the pleura (character 8, state 2).
The new discovery represents the first record of a diplodocid for South America and the stratigraphically youngest record of this clade anywhere.
From late 2013 and particularly in the first two months of 2014, the A/H5N1 strain, clade 2.
Both taxa belong to the Asian Palmate clade of Araliaceae, a group of taxa that appears to have undergone a rapid radiation and probably reticulate evolution, which has hindered the resolution of its phylogenetic relationships in this clade (Wen et al.
2a); one clade contained four haplotypes found in the Sabinal and Frio rivers (C.
2007) suggested that clade D has its roots in southeast, south and southwest China and/or the surrounding area (i.
Another reason may be that the clade C HI viruses that infect people in sub-Saharan Africa interact with the JC virus that causes PML in a different way to clade B viruses (common in Europe).