Example sentences for: peri-

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  • However, the three previous studies all recruited peri- and post-menopausal women [ 1 2 3 ] , an age group that comprised just less than half the women in the NHANES I BMD cohort.

  • Study participants included a diverse group of 40 peri- and post-menopausal women (Table 1).

  • DEK is a nuclear protein that is not structurally related to any known family of proteins [ 12 13 ] . Although it may also participate in DNA replication and RNA processing [ 14 15 ] , we have identified DEK as a DNA-binding protein that recognizes the TG-rich peri- ets (pets) regulatory element in the human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) enhancer [ 16 ] . The pets site is important in mediating HIV-2 enhancer stimulation in activated T cells and monocytes [ 17 18 19 ] , suggesting that DEK may play an immunomodulatory role as it participates in transcriptional activation through this and related sites.

  • bp = base pair(s); EMSA = electrophoretic mobility shift assay; FLAG = Five NH 2 -terminally deleted epilope; MHC = Major histocompatibility complex; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus; JRA = juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; K d[app] = apparent dissociation constant; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; pets = peri- ets ; rDEK = recombinant DEK protein.

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