Example sentences for: defective

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  • Thus L1 may have evolved multiple mechanisms to avoid internal priming on A-rich tracts, which would generate defective elements, while allowing it to occur in the flanking sequences, where polyadenylation signals might or might not be found.

  • Interestingly, by simply replacing Smad1 with the Smad1 mutant Smad1G419S [ 40 ] , which is defective in binding to BMP type I receptor for receptor-mediated phosphorylation and the subsequent nuclear translocation, SNIP1 degradation was also inhibited (Fig.

  • First, defective tolerance from skewed X inactivation should only be directed at X-linked antigens that are polymorphic, and for which the individual is heterozygous.

  • Indeed, it has been estimated that the deleterious mutation rate in viruses that replicate using RNA polymerases (either reverse transcriptase in the case of retroviruses or RNA-dependent RNA polymerase for other RNA viruses) is on the order of one error per replication cycle, so that many of the viral progeny produced by replication are defective (Elena and Moya 1999).

  • Afterward, the recriminations flew: Was a bad weld to blame, or defective steel from Korea?


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