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biological significance

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The significance of the difference between outcomes in a clinical situation determined by the clinician with respect to the patient; biological significance is measured in terms of a biological outcome—e.g., difference in measures such as morbidity or mortality, difference in weight gain, etc.
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Although little information on the biological significance of [omega]-oxidation of fatty acids was available at the time of these older reports, in 1973-1980 many groups reported on the oxidation under condition of starvation or diabetes.
The biopharma industry is trying to find ways to move away from the use of artificial cell lines that have questionable biological significance in the drug development process, and towards more biologically relevant cellular systems.
As for noncoding RNA, the type, number, and nature of noncoding DNA sequences has gained increased interest, with strong reappraisal of their biological significance.
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They also want to confirm hints in spectra that there are compounds of biological significance, such as ammonia and oxidants, on the moon's surface and to look for chlorophyll and other harbingers of life.
Abate and his associates have demonstrated that this gene's effects on insulin resistance have biological significance in that its abnormalities make it more likely that people will develop diabetes.
The biological significance of prostaglandins and related eicosanoids in invertebrates.
Even though tumor cells could be present within the lesion, the biological significance of those tumor cells is questionable," he said.
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