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in·sert

(in-sert'),
1. An additional length of base pairs in DNA that has been introduced into that DNA.
2. An additional length of bases that has been introduced into RNA.
3. An additional length of amino acyl residues that has been introduced into a protein.

insert

(in-sĕrt′, sense 1) (in′sĕrt″, sense 2) [L. inserere, to sow, plant in, implant]
1. To place or put within.
2. An object that is placed or put inside another.

insert

a segment of DNA that has been spliced into a cloning vector.
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Most plastics can be used in the over-molding process but the properties of the plastics will dictate how easily an insert could be removed.
Currently in India, the structure and content of the information on the inserts appears to be geared towards prescribers only and the text in Schedule Y of the rules does refer to package inserts as prescribing information.
While the CIDR insert was being made available in other nations, the United States was the first to conduct a major launch.
We take a digital photo of the insert, check it against the original file and make sure that the insert is exactly what was supposed to be produced," says Colangelo.
Kirk concedes that what appears to be such a simple invention for holding an armful of newspaper copies in a convenient position for inserting became obvious only when he himself had to insert ads by hand on deadline.
These proteins migrate to and insert themselves into the outer membrane of the host cell, where they trigger an immune response.
A wood insert transforms a 10 percent efficient fireplace to a 70-80 efficient wood heater.
Tensile strength, or pull-out, is the axial force required to pull the insert out of the plastic material.
The SNHQ line is made up of robust inserts that are free cutting and are less prone to tool chatter.
A gathering of major tooling manufacturers should be held to develop standard milling insert shapes.
Several machining tests were completed on the two grades of cast iron while measuring flank wear of the cutting tool insert.