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cleat, cleave

claw of any cloven-footed animal.
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DNAzymes, like Ribozymes, are nucleic acid molecules with enzy matic activity and can be engineered to act as "molecular scissors" capable of, for example, cleaving target RNA in a highly specific manner.
The author's sense of self hangs too upon this intertextual identification, cleaving to a quilted creation as if to his double, just as Cleave conjures up a last image of his lost child and recognizes 'those grey-green eyes' as his and just as Vander writes with the pen of his lamented 'irisch Kind'.
Specific advancements have been made in the large diameter splicing arena including: adiabatic tapering, MFA fabrication, bundling/pump combining, photonic crystal fiber splicing, fiber stripping, cleaving and ionic plasma cleaning.
The HTC-20 fiber cleaver is a high precision fiber cleaver developed for cleaving silica fiber to designated lengths prior to fusion splicing.
The MC100 system features liquid nitrogen utilization for enhancing the quality of ductile process materials and offers varied accessories for cleaving techniques.
If MAPK inhibition is the explanation for anthrax's actions, says Duesbery, compounds that block LF's cleaving action--so-called protease inhibitors--might be a useful therapy for the disease.
The system features a liquid nitrogen process for enhancing the quality of ductile process materials and varied accessories for cleaving techniques.
Patent 5,359,051 for "Compounds Useful in the Synthesis of Nucleic Acids Capable of Cleaving RNA" issued October 25, 1994.
He believes that the new method's primary contribution may be simply to spark inquiry into other, related methods of cleaving nitrogen molecules.
Ribozymes are small RNA molecules which are able to modify a cell's gene expression by enzymatically cleaving (cutting) RNA strands at specific nucleotide sequences.
Together with David Platt, also at MCF, Raz created such pectin molecules by cleaving the normally branch-shaped citrus pectin into linear subunit with a single, free galactoside.