Example sentences for: acquire

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  • U.S. manufacturers, moreover, inevitably acquire a vested interest in improving the accuracy and reliability of Chinese rockets, since failures, such as the 1996 crash that destroyed Loral and Hughes satellites, are very costly.

  • However, the endogenous p1-rr allele of maize did acquire paramutagenicity after exposure to a specific P1 -enhancer transgene [ 11 ] . Against this background we investigated the possible relay of an imprint triggered by the Arabidopsis C73 trans-silencer locus, asking specifically whether targets trans-silenced by the C73 locus (a) acquired trans-silencing activity, and (b) were able to pass their imprint on to a naive target locus in a heritable fashion.

  • As we note in chapter 2, al Qaeda has tried to acquire or make nuclear weapons for at least ten years.

  • A poor response of tumor cells to IFNg is in agreement with previous observations that many tumors acquire such resistance upon malignant transformation, possibly important as a mechanism of tumor escape from immune surveillance [ 29 ] . The nature of this phenomenon is complex, and multiple defects that can prevent IFNg responses in tumor lines have been described.

  • Rich folks who have Washington cachet, such as former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, acquire it by virtue of their power, not their wealth.

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