stringent response


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strin·gent re·sponse

the cellular response to amino acid starvation that reduces the amount of ribosomes to what can be employed under the nutrient conditions.

stringent response

see MAGIC SPOT.

stringent response

in bacterial cells, a response to stress when the cell wall does not have a sufficient pool of amino acids to maintain protein synthesis in which the synthesis of rRNAs and tRNAs is reduced by 20-fold, which suspends many of the cell's activities until conditions improve.
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Organizations need to consider adopting a common platform to manage all IT and cyber risks, business continuity processes, and crisis management plans in order to meet increasingly stringent response and recovery objectives.
The company was also highly appraised in the following perspectives: Global medium-term environmental plan and promotion of diverse initiatives with the goals of both environmental impact reduction and increase in corporate value; Efforts to minimize material use, including utilization of recycled materials through its proprietary technologies; Advanced implantation of chemical substance management; and Stringent response to evolving environmental standards
The suppression of defective translation by ppGpp and its role in the stringent response.
The statement drew a stringent response from the Kashmir-based political parties.
The adaptive response to nutritional stress in microbial cells leads to rapid and complex metabolic adjustments through modulation of gene expression and regulation, which is widely known as the stringent response (1).
Influence of growth rate on susceptibility to antimicrobial agents: Biofilms, cell cycle, dormancy, and stringent response.
Along the way, there is poor communication between paramedics and control, bad relations with fellow NHS staff and stringent response targets.
No new guidelines will end this shameful record if the Church itself does not accept the simplest and most stringent response to offenders.
Financial trading platforms, such as Creditex's RealTime platform, are characterized by stringent response time requirements, multiple event logic processing, and the need to withstand fluctuations in transaction activity.
For this study, RMS looked at the scenario of an influenza virus mutation developing into a pandemic and spreading through many cities in Japan despite stringent response measures implemented by the government.
The Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) was created with the requirement that it meet both stringent response performance and exacting clinical standards.
In addition, MCCI meets service level agreements within even the most stringent response time requirements with highly efficient contact routing combined with comprehensive management and reporting capabilities.