pathoadaptive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

patho- +‎ adaptive

Adjective[edit]

pathoadaptive (not comparable)

  1. Having or relating to an adaptive pathogenicity
    • 2015 August 28, “Multifactor Regulation of the MdtJI Polyamine Transporter in Shigella”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136744:
      Cadaverine and acetylspermidine were not detected since they are absent in Shigella due to the pathoadaptive silencing of the cad and speG genes [19 ].