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conjugate

 [kon´joo͡-gāt]
1. paired, or equally coupled; working in union.
2. a conjugate diameter of the pelvic inlet, especially the true conjugate diameter; see pelvic diameter.

con·ju·gate

(kon'jŭ-gāt), [TA]
1. Joined or paired. Synonym(s): conjugated
2. Conjugate diameters of the pelvis. The distance between any two specified points on the periphery of the pelvic canal.
[L. conjugatus, joined together. See conjugata]

conjugate

(kŏn′jə-gāt′)
v. conju·gated, conju·gating, conju·gates
v.tr.
To join together.
v.intr.
Biology To undergo conjugation.
adj. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
1. Joined together, especially in a pair or pairs; coupled.
2. Chemistry Conjugated.
n. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
Chemistry A chemical compound that has been formed by the joining of two or more compounds.

con′ju·gate′ly adv.
con′ju·ga′tive adj.
con′ju·ga′tor n.

con·ju·gate

(kon'jŭ-găt) [TA]
1. Joined or paired.
Synonym(s): conjugated.
2. A conjugate diameter of the pelvis. The distance between any two specified points on the periphery of the pelvic canal.
See: conjugata
[L. conjugatus, joined together]

conjugate

Coupled or joined in pairs or groups. Of co-valently linked complexes of two or more molecules.

con·ju·gate

(kon'jŭ-găt) [TA]
Joined or paired, conjugated.
[L. conjugatus, joined together]
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Perozzi, "Characterization of the Tn916 conjugative transposon in a food-borne strain of Lactobacillus paracasei," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Disrupting antibiotic resistance propagation by inhibiting the conjugative DNA relaxase.
This is due to the reason stated earlier and associated with resonance- conjugative structure shown in Figure 2.
Okeke, "A second large plasmid encodes conjugative transfer and antimicrobial resistance in O119:H2 and some typical O111 enteropathogenic Escherichia coli strains," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
The title of Collins' presentation is: “The Conjugative Plasmid RK2 As a Delivery System for Artificial AnatheriaH Genes: A Novel Synthetic Biology Alternative to Traditional Antibiotics.” As the Colorado winner, Collins receives a travel stipend for the San Diego competition, along with one chaperone.
Mosaic structure of a multiple-drug-resistant, conjugative plasmid from Campylobacter jejuni.
Simultaneous presence of blaTEM and blaSHV genes on a large conjugative plasmid carried by extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Direct physical contact between donor and recipient bacteria are required for conjugative transfer of DNA.
Wang, "Characterization of integrative and conjugative element ICEKp1-associated genomic heterogeneity in a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain isolated from a primary liver abscess," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
In addition to this NBO analysis is also useful for understanding charge transfer conjugative interactions in different compounds.
The strongest peak near 210 nm is an absorption band of the conjugative bond of alkenes, indicating n [right arrow] [[pi].sup.*] electron transition and stronger undersaturation.