Example sentences for: determinant

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  • The possibility exists that relatively nonspecific kinases function simply as "phosphorylation modules," operating inside insulating networks that are the primary determinant of signaling specificity.

  • The type of fixative is another important determinant for the analysis of cell shape and structural integrity of the cytoskeleton.

  • Nutrient supply, the team reasons, is the next most important determinant of metabolic rate, and will account for some of the remaining unexplained variation.

  • Both alpha- and gamma-tocopherol are absorbed from the intestine and secreted into chylomicrons equally well [ 6 7 ] . The selective retention of alpha-tocopherol in plasma is attributed to a number of factors such as the hepatic alpha-tocopherol transfer protein (alpha-TTP), which preferentially incorporates alpha-tocopherol (over gamma-tocopherol) into very low density lipoprotein [ 8 9 10 ] . Indeed, the affinity of the different forms of vitamin E for the alpha-TTP protein appears to be a primary determinant of their plasma levels [ 8 ] . In addition, there is evidence suggesting that gamma-tocopherol is preferentially catabolized to a water-soluble form (2,7, 8-trimethyl-2-(beta-carboxyethyl)-6-hydroxychroman or gamma-CEHC) by side chain oxidation [ 11 12 ] .

  • Preterm birth, defined as birth at less than 37 weeks of gestation, is a major determinant of infant mortality and morbidity throughout childhood [62,63,64].

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