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ligate

 [li´gāt]
to apply a ligature.

li·gate

(lī'gāt),
To apply a ligature.
[L. ligo, pp. -atus, to bind]

ligate

(lī′gāt′)
tr.v. li·gated, li·gating, li·gates
To tie or bind with a ligature.

ligate

Molecular biology
verb To join two separate DNA or RNA segments so as to enzymatically form a single DNA or RNA molecule.
 
Surgery
verb To tie, close with a suture.

ligate

verb To tie, close with a suture

li·gate

(lī'gāt)
To apply a ligature.
[L. ligo, pp. -atus, to bind]

li·gate

(lī'gāt)
To apply a ligature.
[L. ligo, pp. -atus, to bind]

ligate (lī´gāt),

v to tie or bind with a ligature or suture.

ligate

to apply a ligature.

Patient discussion about ligate

Q. if you think you are pregnant and you have had a tubal ligation what should i do? should i wait to be sure?

A. i agree with doctoradhi, first of all get checked. the pregnancy tests are cheap and you can get them anywhere.
A tubal ligation is approximately 99% effective in the first year following the procedure. In the following years the effectiveness may be reduced slightly since the fallopian tubes can, in some cases, reform or reconnect which can cause unwanted pregnancy. so it can happen.

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This kit contains a specialized 3' adenylated adapter that specifically ligates onto microRNAs and other small RNAs containing a 3' hydroxyl group.
From the surgeons' point of view, the Visu- Loc clip easily ligates the most robust cystic duct.
Restriction enzyme XMA I was used to remove DNA from one plasmid; ligate was used to replace the DNA into another plasmid.
With some difficulty, we were able to arrest the bleeding and ligate the vessel.
Vice President and Medical Director of Origin Medsystems and the inventor of the device, explained, "We are able to use the VasoView system to endoscopically guide a balloon dissection cannula to create a channel along side the vein and then use endoscopic instruments to ligate tributaries and complete the saphenous vein dissection.
The technology genetically ligates an external amino acid domain to a therapeutic protein or peptide candidate that results in additional N-linked glycosylation.
Secondly, unlike Dendreon, there is no need to extract patient cells, rather we just use a simple DNA or protein subunit vaccine, which attracts, ligates and activates the antigen-presenting cells by itself.