Example sentences for: defective

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  • Nearsightedness, the ability to see near things more clearly than distant ones, is basically defective vision of distant objects.

  • To investigate whether binding to PIP 2 may be important for Boi1 function, we sought to make mutant versions of Boi1-PH that are defective in the ability to bind PIP 2 . As a guide for designing such mutants, we used information about one of the PH domains from pleckstrin.

  • Targeted mutations of the Gad1 gene lead to defective development of the secondary palate [ 17, 18].

  • If a batch of food is suspected to be defective, the performance of organisms fed with the new food can be compared with the performance of organisms fed with a food of known quality in side-by-side tests.

  • The following results support this hypothesis: 1) sα i2 and α i2 are equally labeled by a pulse of 3H-myristate, although much less sα i2 protein is detected; 2) sα i2 displays a propensity to localize to potential aggresome-like structures, and this localization is greatly enhanced by proteasome inhibitor treatment; 3) the α i2 A327S mutant, previously shown to be unstable and defective in guanine-nucleotide binding, shows a similar pattern of subcellular localization ( i.e., intracellular membranes rather than PM); 4) βγ over-expression increases expression of sα i2 and promotes PM localization of sα i2 and α i2 A327S, but βγ co-expression does not prevent sα i2 localization to potential aggresome-like structures when cells are treated with proteasome inhibitors; and 5) pulse-chase analysis indicates that sα i2 is rapidly degraded.


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