Example sentences for: indices

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  • Nevertheless, external indices are convenient tools for comparing two clusterings, and are used in the new resampling method Clest.

  • Furthermore, we compared the lung lymphocyte CCR5 and CXCR3 profiles among the eight participants with emphysema alone (lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema; non-cancer) and ten participants with emphysema and accompanying cancer (lung resection for treatment of small peripheral cancer), and found that these two groups cannot be distinguished based on these indices (Figure 1D; data not shown).

  • The lack of improvement of tidal flow indices of airflow obstruction in the present study may be because of a true absence of bronchodilation in these patients, or because these indices are not sensitive enough to detect bronchodilation if one existed.

  • In clinical trial programs that depend solely on clinical endpoints as indices of benefit, drugs may be brought to phase III testing - costing several years and tens of millions of dollars - without the slightest evidence that the drug will have the therapeutic effect observed in the experimental model.

  • 'Sandwiched' transcripts were merged with their flanking indices, unless both the internal and the flanking sequences were from distinct known genes (< 150 apparent internal genes).

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