Patrick Druggan Patrick.Druggan at
Thu Oct 19 15:51:43 EST 2000

Auxotroph - a bacterial or fungal strain carrying a mutation that generates
a nutritional requirement.

"Gavin" <gavin at> wrote in message
news:39EF2F13.83985F53 at
> Hi,
> Just a quick question:  What does "auxotrophic" mean?
> I suspect it is not the same as "autotrophic".
> Gavin

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