Example sentences for: abortive

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  • The island’s next important historical encounter was with the Mongols under Kublai Khan, when Kyushu was the target of abortive assaults in 1274 and 1281.

  • However, the relative contributions to abortive regeneration of CSPG upregulation and the disruption of the organization of cells and biochemical factors, such as, for example, myelin-associated inhibitors, that were present prior to injury (disrupted geometry) cannot be easily assessed in vivo . By the time axons initiate a growth response to the injury, the tissue has undergone considerable change, including CSPG upregulation.

  • In contrast, trophoblast cultures from abnormal placentae, which are characterized by weak or no Thy-1 expression in the villous core (panel D), exhibit abortive formation of small (s) syncytial aggregates (panels E and F).

  • However, in late cultures from abnormal placentae, the formation of syncytia was abortive (see below) and such small syncytia showed regressive changes and persisting cytoplasmic ERα immunoreactivity (not shown).

  • The data represented here support the work of others showing that CMV may undergo an abortive infection in B-cells rather than a productive one [ 35 36 46 47 48 ] .

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