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com·ple·men·ta·tion

(kom'plĕ-men-tā'shŭn),
1. Functional interaction between two defective viruses permitting replication under conditions inhibitory to the single virus.
2. Interaction between two genetic units, one or both of which are defective, permitting the organism containing these units to function normally, whereas it could not do so if either unit were absent.

complementation

Psychology The process of functioning differently than, and in reciprocation to, someone else, by responding to that person's activities, behavior, and reactions, especially vis-á-vis differentiation of gender-identity/role. Cf Identification.

com·ple·men·ta·tion

(kom'plĕ-men-tā'shŭn)
1. Interaction between two defective viruses permitting replication under conditions inhibitory to the single virus.
2. Interaction between two genetic units, one or both of which aredefective, permitting the organism containing these units to function normally, whereas it could not do so if either unit were absent.
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Clinical characteristics vary depending on the complementation group, the nature of the mutation, and sun exposure, as well as other unknown factors.
Abbreviations: CG: complementation group; CHO: Chinese hamster ovary; DHAP-ATase: dihydroxyacetonephosphate acyltransferase; DLP1: dynamin-like protein 1; IRD: infantile Refsum disease; NALD: neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy; PBD: peroxisome biogenesis disorder; PMP: peroxisomal integral membrane protein; PTS: peroxisome-targeting signal; RCDP: rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata; ZS: Zellweger syndrome.
dare I, plus direct not negation and the lexical to-infinitive complementation. The second hybrid structure is that in Schluter's 'ambiguous uses', that is, cases in which the verb does not display any signal of being either an auxiliary or a lexical verb.
Venezuela even as a member of the Andean Community (CAN), signed in October 2004 together with Colombia and Ecuador, the Economic Complementation Agreement No.
We feel that the deluxe segment offers a brand- and business-development potential and would be a good complementation to our existing brands," area vice president for the Middle East and Sub Saharan Africa Mark Willis revealed.
These genes can be linked; genes can also interact via epistasis or complementation.
The "complementation of the abstract by means of the objective and vice versa" that existed in traditional art ended in modern art, Kandinsk wrote circa 1912, but it didn't really end, if one looks at modern art aj a whole.
have signed an agreement under which Lonza will make Odyssey's Protein-fragment Complementation Assay (PCA) technology, as part of compound profiling services, available to life science researchers.
Odyssey also announced the issuance of Japanese patent number JP 4262778, entitled "Protein fragment complementation assays for the detection of biological or drug interactions."
Among the topics are phenotyping abiotic responses and hormone treatments in Arabidopsis, studying interactions between proteins in living plant cells using bimolecular fluorescence complementation, and analyzing regulatory DNA sequences by the yeast-one-hybrid assay.
Lysis of the remaining monolayer and detection of intracellular cAMP concentrations were performed with the DiscoverRx HitHunter cAMP XS enzyme fragment complementation (EFC-cAMP) assay according to the manufacturer's instructions.

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