Example sentences for: adaptive

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  • At the host level, most studies of the selection pressures acting on immune system genes have concentrated on genes implicated in the adaptive immune response against microbial pathogens, particularly those producing antibodies (Sitnikova and Nei 1998; Sumiyama et al.

  • The first step in finding this boundary was to de-noise the image using an adaptive Wiener filter [ 16 17 18 ] . The goal was to minimize the amount of noise in the black area corresponding to the area outside the body.

  • In a dangerously cantilevered sentence of the kind that Steiner does at times resort to, he asserts: "[I]t may well be that the ethnic-demographic elements in the successive waves of American settlement are 'Darwinian negative,' that they embody the brilliant survival of an anti-historical species, where 'anti-historianism' would entail an abdication from those adaptive mechanisms of tragic intellectuality, of ideological 'caring' (Kierkegaard's, Heidegger's word Sorge ) which are indispensable to cultural creation of the first rank."

  • Because it lacks an adaptive immune response,

  • , [ 16 ] ]. Our results suggest that in at least some instances, the association of heterochromatic genes with transposable element sequences may be of adaptive significance.


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