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conserved

Of genetic entities that remain unchanged between individuals of a species or between different species or over a period of time. The adjective is often qualified as in ‘highly conserved’.
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Recent studies of RNA molecules that don't code for proteins show that those molecules have definite functions, even though they aren't conserved in the DNA codes of other mammals, said Job Dekker of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.
Antibodies Specific for Conserved Viral Determinants
This report proved that the method works for matching conserved networks from among all the networks in two species, according to software engineer Brian Kelley, a member of Stockwell's lab.
Since its formation, the CLC has conserved nearly 120,000 acres of working forests, farmlands and natural areas.
A protein database search had shown that both tryptophans were not absolutely conserved in all identified viral p19 sequences, although all sequences conserved at least one of the tryptophans, with the other residue usually capable of forming a stacking interaction.
Prominent features of the M RNA segment are a high degree of divergence at the first part of the M genome, along with conservation of the middle and last regions and the 10-nt termini, which are conserved in all nairoviruses.
To accomplish this, Metropolitan will use water that has been conserved through an existing land management, crop rotation and water supply program with Palo Verde Irrigation District near Blythe, California.
The sequences were then compared using two different statistical methods in a hunt for "multispecies conserved sequences," or MCSs.
Interspecies comparison of conserved exon sequences of homologous genes has generated a new overlapping set of anchor loci called comparative anchor tagged sequences (25).
These comparisons will promote understanding of molecular evolution, the significance of conserved sequences, the genetic basis of variable sensitivity to environmental agents, and the complex interactions between the environment and human health.
AVI has targeted genetic regions of the virus that are highly conserved between six viral subtypes that cause human disease.
Since 1972, we have completed 5,200 park and conservation projects, conserved more than 3 million acres, and helped generate $33 billion in state and local conservation funding.