Example sentences for: deficient

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  • It involves administering large amounts of a deficient fatty acid and is based on experiments with CF-inflicted mice.

  • GlyB cells are a Chinese hamster ovary cell line that is deficient in the transport of folate into mitochondria.

  • Upon 4-HT treatment, phosphorylated JNK was detected in parental cells but not in PLCγ2-deficient cells (Fig 5B, lanes 2 and 7).

  • Thiamine entry into mammalian cells occurs by a saturable, high affinity transporter that is deficient in humans with thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia (TRMA) [ 7 8 9 10 11 12 ] . Thiamine uptake by mitochondria has been demonstrated [ 13 ] , yet thiamine diphosphokinase is cytosolic and mitochondria cannot convert thiamine to ThDP [ 14 15 16 ] . Barile and coworkers demonstrated saturable uptake of ThDP by rat liver mitochondria characterized by a K m of around 20 μM.

  • 1b), no or very little anti-PG antibody was detected in homozygous nude or CD40-deficient mice (Fig.

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