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 (ĭn′trə-spĭ-sĭf′ĭk) also in·tra·spe·cies (-spē′shēz, -sēz)
Arising or occurring within a species: intraspecific competition.
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Adj.1.intraspecies - arising or occurring within a species; involving the members of one species; "intraspecific competition"
interspecies, interspecific - arising or occurring between species; "an interspecific hybrid"
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However, previous studies have suggested that sequence variation in the mitochondrial genome varies from 7% to 15% among Onchocerca species (9,35), and intraspecies variation within the mitochondrial genome is limited in the genus Onchocerca (9,35).
1975) and includes a total uncertainty factor of 3,000 to account for inter- and intraspecies differences (100 x), limited developmental toxicological and multigeneration data (3x), and observed effects at lowest dose tested (10x).
landscapes with perennial vegetation and greater interspecies and intraspecies diver-sity--are generally superior with respect to their numerous regulating, supporting, and provisioning ecosystem services relevant to agriculture, including nutrient and carbon retention and water uptake efficiency, regulation of pest populations, and net primary productivity.
Sensitive: immediate release before mRNA transcription and protein translation Specific: tissue- and disease-specific regulation Dynamic range: approximately 50,000 copies of miRNA/cell Translational potential: highly conserved with a high degree of inter- and intraspecies homology Stability: more resistant to degradation than mRNA and proteins and able to be detected in FFPE tissues (although DNA is more stable, it is less tissue specific) Accessible in a plethora of biological fluids, allowing noninvasive detection Quantitative by PCR amplification Table 2.
Indeed, physical activity increases significantly in birds kept under full-spectrum fluorescent lighting; hens under UV light preen more than hens under incandescent light, and the feathers in certain species may have UV reflectance, which enables inter- and intraspecies recognition.
Trichostatin A (TSA) improves the development of rabbit rabbit intraspecies cloned embryos, but not rabbit-human interspecies cloned embryos.
Benefits of aggregation disappear or are balanced by the costs associated with intraspecies competition of the last few instars (Reader & Hochuli 2003).
In fact, they have even been characterized as cold-blooded intraspecies predators that are hardwired to violate others, even those to whom they are closest, without guilt or conscience.
Lab studies have shown that experimental intraspecies transmission is possible to non-cervids; however, to date no known natural transmission has occurred outside of the known hosts.
Meanwhile, in the early stage of community succession, the niches of species overlapped, and interspecies and intraspecies competition is very strong.
In all instances the identities of intraspecies homologous 18S rDNA regions from isolates from this study and from GenBank sequences were [greater than or equal to] 99.
5) The psychopath is an intraspecies predator, and peoples' visceral reaction to them--"they made the hair stand up on my neck"--is an early warning system driven by fear of being prey to a predator.