Example sentences for: defects

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  • Interestingly, a similar whole-body accumulation of plant sterols, less severe than in human sitosterolemia, has been reported recently in SHR, SHRSP and WKY rats, but not in the other genetically related rat strains, such as SD, Wistar and WKA rats [ 16 ] . These rats exhibit defects at two levels: increased absorption of sterols (plant and animal) at the intestinal level and decreased excretion of sterols into bile [ 16 ] . The higher sterol absorption in the intestine and the lower biliary excretion of plant sterols in these rat strains led us to hypothesise that Abcg5 or Abcg8 gene mutations may be responsible for the sitosterolemia observed in these hypertensive rats.

  • The two largest were allelic with SEC23 and SEC13 , genes encoding known mediators of vesicular trafficking between the ER and Golgi [ 39 ] . The GFP-Nup mislocalization defects in the sec23 ( npa1 ) and sec13 ( npa2 ) mutants correlated with distinct ER membrane perturbations.

  • Position changes and other feature defects can be recorded for each array.

  • As a partial list of failures, allow me to submit the notorious forced smoking experiments, which allowed cigarettes to be promoted widely for decades; the abject failure of a quarter-century of primate research on AIDS to provide any useful insights; the false leads and dangerous vaccines produced during polio research (verified by Albert Sabin, himself); the failure of primate studies to improve risks for birth defects and premature births; and the failure of monkey studies to identify nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug cardiovascular risk [1].

  • Used about physical vision, farsighted and nearsighted are not gifts like quick-footedness or nightvision, or neutral like lefthandedness, but defects, each defined comparatively.


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