prototroph


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pro·to·tro·phic

 (prō′tə-trō′fĭk, -trŏf′ĭk)
adj.
Having the same metabolic capabilities and nutritional requirements as the wild type parent strain: prototrophic bacteria.

pro′to·troph′, pro′to·troph′y n.

prototroph

(ˈprəʊtəʊˌtrɒf)
n
(Biology) a prototrophic life form
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Reagents and amino acids for making standard dropout (SD) plates for prototroph and colorimetric screening were obtained from Clontech.
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