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mes·sen·ger

(mes'en-jer),
1. That which carries a message.
2. Having message-carrying properties.

messenger

/mes·sen·ger/ (mes´en-jer) an information carrier.
second messenger  any of several classes of intracellular signals acting at or situated within the plasma membrane and translating electrical or chemical messages from the environment into cellular responses.

messenger

1. Pertaining to ribonucleic acid (RNA) that carries the coded information for protein synthesis from the DNA to the site of protein synthesis, the RIBOSOMES.
2. A HORMONE or other effector capable of acting at a distance from its site of production. A second messenger is a hormone, produced within a cell and operating on internal structures, when another hormone acts on the outer cell membrane.
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In a messenger model, a physician network uses the messenger to convey to payers information obtained individually from the providers about the prices or price-related terms that the providers are willing to accept, but the messenger does not negotiate on behalf of the providers.
The variation makes messenger RNA that's resistant to microRNA binding but still produces a functional protein.
1) The Messenger attributed racial prejudice to capitalism, insisted on the "Americanness" of African Americans, and continually called for interracial worker solidarity, even when it promoted black control of black groups as a tactical necessity.
Previously, messenger centers Were installed due to the large size of the building, a high volume of messenger traffic or whether there had been acts of vandalism or graffiti in the building.