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1. To obtain or receive from a source.
2. To produce or obtain a chemical compound from another substance by chemical reaction.
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This and other evidence suggests that kerogen derives from "selectively preserved" macromolecules that resist degradation and that once played protective functions in organisms, says Tegelaar, now with Arco Oil and gas Co.
While the Connecticut compost derives from a mixture of three parts household waste to one part filler, New York's comprises two parts leaves and two parts chipped Christmas trees to one part municipal waste.
The trick--and, of course, there is a trick--is not only to sample these foods in moderation but also to steer toward those that derive a large proportion of their calories from monounsaturated fats.
Researchers initially sought to derive platelets from two other types of stem cells including one known as induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS).
The variables that were used to derive the indices and scales are presented in the order they appear in the instruments.
This ratio is multiplied by net income to derive the value of the business.
The second step, which is significantly more challenging, is to derive a value associated with the loss in property rights resulting from the facade preservation easement donation.
The first-level rule, specific to construction projects, states that if more than 95% of the total gross receipts from a taxpayer's construction project are attributable to real property (i.e., less than 5% of the taxpayer's gross receipts from a construction project derive from tangible personal property), then all of the receipts are considered attributable to real property qualifying as DPGR; see Section 4.04(11)(a).
The results from several dose-time assays, conducted in experiments shown in Figure 1A, were used to derive dose-response times that correspond to target cell [LD.sub.50], referred to here as [tLD.sub.50].
Unlike pluripotent stem cells derived from human embryos, DHHS funds may be used to support research to derive pluripotent stem cells from fetal tissue, as well as for research utilizing such cells.