Definition of monospecific in English:

monospecific

Line breaks: mono|spe¦cif¦ic

adjective

Biology
1Relating to or consisting of only one species.
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  • No differences were detected in either species whether they foraged in monospecific flocks or mixed species flocks, and therefore, there are no indications of habitat displacement.
  • In addition, there are six genera with three taxa, 10 genera with two taxa, and 71 monospecific genera.
  • Mixed patches of H. wrightii and T. testudinum were found along much of the margin between monospecific stands of these two species.
1.1(Of an antibody) specific to one antigen.
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  • Protein extracts from Escherichia coli expressing this fusion were subjected to SDS-PAGE, transferred to nitrocellulose filters, and used for affinity purification of monospecific antibodies from the crude sera.
  • By western blot assays the antibody was monospecific against the Mn-SOD of pea leaf extracts.
  • All isolates were tested for polysaccharide serotype and cell surface-expressed protein profile by double immunoprecipation in agarose using monospecific antisera.

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