Example sentences for: abrogate

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  • The specificity of dsRNA activity was further tested by using a dsRNA against cellular lamin A/C that was earlier shown to specifically abrogate lamin A/C synthesis in a variety of cultured cell lines [ 2 ] . As shown in Fig.

  • in vitro work showing that blockade of TGF-β signalling did not abrogate the growth inhibitory effect of tamoxifen on breast cancer cells [ 26].

  • Properly designed synthetic 21-nucleotide long double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) molecules can effectively and specifically abrogate translation of target RNAs without activating a general interferon response.

  • We have recently reported the role of the inhibitor of NF-κB (IκB) family member Bcl-3 in IL-1-induced MMP-1 expression [ 24 ] . Here we show that overexpression of Bcl-3 can partly abrogate CDDO's inhibitory effects on MMP-1 in SW-1353 cells, suggesting that Bcl-3 might be a target for CDDO.

  • Scalia, notes the Times , went on to claim that the decision does not abrogate all "genuine but innocuous differences in the ways men and women routinely interact with members of the same sex and of the opposite sex," and all the papers give his example: a football coach slapping a player's rear on the way to the field would be lawful, while the same gesture directed at the coach's (female or male) secretary might not be.

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