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recapitulate

(rē′kə-pĭch′ə-lāt′)
v. recapitu·lated, recapitu·lating, recapitu·lates
v.tr.
1. To repeat in concise form.
2. Biology To appear to repeat (the evolutionary stages of the species) during the embryonic development of the individual organism.
v.intr.
To make a summary.

re·ca·pit′u·la′tive, re·ca·pit′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Despite previous efforts to recapitulate tumorigenesis with the use of mouse models and cancer cell lines, the exact mechanisms that underlie BRCA1 or BRCA2-dependent tumor development remain unclear.
He stressed the need to recapitulate sacrifices made by India's forefathers in attaining independence, as well as the need to safeguard it.
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Because the models most often available to us today do not recapitulate human disease, we can't fully understand the mechanisms behind many intestinal disorders, which means that the drugs and therapies we validate in animal models often fail to be effective when tested in humans," said Donald Ingber, Wyss Founding Director and lead researcher.
The company said because they are human cells, they better recapitulate human biology and therefore are better predictors of drug candidate responses than current cell models.
She argues that Shakespeare's play frames the uneasy relationship between Christian and Jew specifically in familial terms in order to recapitulate the vexed familial relationship between Christianity and Judaism.
Such disease-specific stem cells offer an unprecedented opportunity to recapitulate both normal and pathologic human tissue formation in vitro, thereby enabling disease investigation and drug development.
The Duke researchers set up such a model using PC12 cells, a tumor cell line that originates from a neuronal phenotype and that can recapitulate all the major phases of neurodevelopment thought to be targets for chlorpyrifos.
Most mesmerizing of all, though, are the small keys that spell out and recapitulate the schemas of the drawings, deftly rejuvenating the coincidence of linguistic proposition and physical execution so prized by Conceptualism.
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