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du·plex

(dū'pleks),
Providing two functions. See: duplex ultrasonography.

duplex

Having two components or two functions.

duplex

A double stranded length of nucleic acid. The term is commonly used to refer to DNA in its double helical form, as distinct from a single strand of DNA.
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The house rents for $75 a month, and the duplexes rent for $60 a month.
Designing RNAi duplexes that engage and exploit Dicer's excellent natural capabilities rather than avoiding it using siRNAs enables researchers to significantly raise efficacy - often at sub-nanomolar concentrations," noted Dr.
More than half of the homes are spacious duplexes, with living space in the style of a townhouse.