Example sentences for: adapted

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  • Contrary to 'genome-wide' chips, custom-fabricated microarrays are less expensive and more readily adapted to the economically sensitive environment of the molecular diagnostics laboratory, where relatively few interrogations are relevant for clinical investigation of a patient specimen.

  • The comparisons with randomly selected genes in GenBank using RNP shows that LTGs do not have the expected characteristics of genes adapted to previous genome contexts, even if only A+T-rich sequences are able to enter the cell.

  • In the early nineties, several groups reported lamin-like proteins in different plant species [ 30 31 32 ] . A purification protocol adapted from animal lamins and applied to pea nuclei was used to purify four proteins between 49 and 66 kD [ 31 ] . These proteins were recognized by antibodies against mammalian intermediate filament proteins, and by antibodies against a peptide derived from lamin B. By immunofluorescence and immunogold labeling, these antigens were located mostly in the internal nuclear matrix, and not predominantly at the nuclear rim.

  • Jane Smiley's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which relocates King Lear on an Iowa farm, has been adapted into "an ungainly, undigested assembly of 'women's issues' " (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). Critics call its screenplay soap-operatic: The Lear figure (Jason Robards) molests his daughters (Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Jennifer Jason Leigh), who babble in lengthy pop-psych disquisitions.

  • RIO can easily be adapted to work with different sources of alignments and different alignment programs.


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