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in·i·ti·a·tion

(in-i'shē-ā'shŭn),
1. The first stage of tumor induction by a carcinogen; subtle alteration of cells by exposure to a carcinogenic agent so that they are likely to form a tumor on subsequent exposure to a promoting agent (that is, promotion).
2. Starting point of replication or translation in macromolecule biosynthesis.
3. Start of chemical or enzymatic reaction.
4. The first step in a chain reaction.

initiation

/ini·ti·a·tion/ (ĭ-nĭ″she-a´shun) the creation of a small alteration in the genetic coding of a cell by a low level of exposure to a carcinogen, priming the cell for neoplastic transformation upon later exposure to a carcinogen or a promoter.

in·i·ti·a·tion

(i-nish'ē-ā'shŭn)
1. The first stage of tumor induction by a carcinogen; subtle alteration of cells by exposure to a carcinogenic agent so that they are likely to form a tumor on subsequent exposure to a promoting agent (promotion).
2. Starting point of replication or translation in macromolecule biosynthesis.
3. Start of chemical or enzymatic reaction.

initiation

the beginning or introduction rites. In cell biology, the first stage of transcription.

initiation codon
the codon AUG which specifies the first amino acid, methionine, in protein synthesis. Called also initiator.
initiation complex
is formed at the initiation of protein synthesis and includes initiation factors, tRNA, mRNA and the ribosomal subunit.
initiation factors (IF)
a group of proteins that are required for initiation of protein synthesis to occur.

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A. There seems to be some misunderstanding on the definition of depression. The overall category here is Mood Disorder. Within the spectrum of Mood Disorders are the conditions of 1. Anxiety (such as panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder) and 2. Depression. Just as anxiety is broken down into more specific disorders according to symtomology, etc. Depression is broken down into Unipolar depressions, and bipolar depressions. Unipolar depression has a spectrum of labels branching from it, and bipolar can be broken down into the divisions of Bipolar I and Bipolar II disorders. The only differences between Unipolar and Bipolar depression are that bipolar is characterized by cycling moods and depression is generally more stable. Also the psychotropic drug treatments are different for unipolar and bipolar disorders. Depressed people need pick-me-ups called SSRI's, or MAOI's such as zoloft, while bipolar people need mood stabilizers (e.g. Lithium) and anticonvulsants (often the exact sa

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The fatal hazing of University of Santo Tomas student Horacio Castillo III by alleged members of the fraternity Aegis Juris has once again drawn public attention to the initiation practices of some fraternities.
The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) honorable Des van Rooyen urged parents to be involved in this process from the beginning to the end when their children return back home from various initiation schools as this will assist to save lives.
However, it has been clearly shown that, the targets of male initiations are predominantly young boys who are not yet adults and the Constitution protects the rights of children as defined in the section 28 and various sections of the Children's Act (38 of 2005).
The team breached the rules by carrying out the initiation where a fresher was burnt with a cigarette before being shaved by his team-mates.
Bruihwiler's study is concerned with "political initiation," specifically how Roth's characters construct their political identities, and also how the initiation process recurs throughout one's life.
Markov, Muslu, and Subasi (2011) further confirm the tipping hypothesis by documenting new evidence regarding interactions between informed investors and analysts prior to initiations.
Using observational data at a district level, the proposed model was then applied to generate estimates of actual ART initiations in the district as compared with the steady-state and backlog targeted ART initiations as determined by the methods outlined above.
That is, to develop satisfactory peer relations and to fully participate, a student must be able to initiate interactions with peers, respond appropriately to others' initiations, assist others when the situation calls for it, interact with one or more peers for relatively long periods of time, know how to play games with minimal levels of competence, communicate effectively, and cope with peer provocations (Walker, Schwarz, Nippold, & Irvin, 1994).
The country notifying the largest number of initiations since 1995 was India, with a total of 15.
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, mandalas are created for rituals of initiation in which a highly qualified teacher grants permission to advanced disciples to engage in the tantric meditation practices.
NO The problem with initiations is that they confuse following tradition with fostering team unity.
42) But while influential in many evangelical-charismatic circles, Pawson has been strongly criticized by George Beasley-Murray, particularly in his contention that the initiations in the Book of Acts are normative for Christian experience.

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