Example sentences for: defective

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  • However, some particular cases have been studied [ 30 31 32 ] , mostly related to recombination and reassortment [ 33 34 35 36 ] and to the dynamic of defective interfering particles [ 37 38 39 40 41 ] . In this paper, we modify the quasispecies model by incorporating phenotypic hiding between wild-type virus and a deleterious mutant.

  • Arabidopsis mutants that are defective in sugar-regulated expression of the genes encoding patatin [ 41 ] , beta-amylase [ 42 43 ] , plastocyanin [ 44 ] and the ApL3 subunit of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase [ 45 ] have been isolated.

  • Either Sic1 accumulation or Clb2 degradation is proposed to be sufficient to sustain mitotic exit [ 3 ] . Although cdc15-2 mutants are defective in both processes, ectopic activation of either one should restore exit from mitosis and growth.

  • Perhaps the most famous piece of sculpture in the Western world, it was carved from a discarded defective column of marble by the artist when he was just 26 years old.

  • The Morris emphasis on the handmade, the rough-hewed, and the handed-down--what Thorstein Veblen, a year after Burne-Jones' death, wickedly called the "exaltation of the defective"--did not reverse the Industrial Revolution.


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