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fragile

adjective Referring to or characterised by fragility; frail.
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At the 2010 ACMG meeting, a presentation revealed that the carrier frequency for Fragile X syndrome is one in 236 women in the general U.
Fragile X sydrome is the most common inherited cause of mental retardation in boys.
The report provides an overview of the Fragile X Syndrome's therapeutic pipeline.
Still, given the multiple sources of fragility and the reinforcing interactions among them, fragile countries find it very difficult to build resilience, the study added.
Licensed for public performance, A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times is a documentary about the shocking true story of Jayson Blair, one of the most infamous serial plagiarists of the modern day.
London, June 27 ( ANI ): The newly born nation, South Sudan, reportedly features on top of the list of most fragile states in this year's index released by a leading US-based research institute.
Prequalification are invited for Provision of Support to the Community of Practice on Land Issues in Fragile and Conflict Affected States.
Our Beautiful, Fragile World: The Nature and Environmental Photographs of Peter Essick
TEHRAN (FNA)- In a biological quirk that promises to provide researchers with a new approach for studying and potentially treating Fragile X syndrome, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) have shown that knocking out a gene important for messenger RNA (mRNA) translation in neurons restores memory deficits and reduces behavioral symptoms in a mouse model of a prevalent human neurological disease.
Despite many successful transitions towards peace and multiparty electoral systems there are still 47 fragile states and economies in the world according to the OECD.
Former FDIC chair, Sheila Bair, has said that the US banking system is still fragile, according to a reports by Wall Street Journal.
SURREY'S Chris Tremlett looks certain to be named in England's Test squad today - but captain Alastair Cook will have to work out how to deploy the fragile fast bowler.