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mismatch

Informatics
See Language mismatch, Logic mismatch.
 
Molecular biology
A defect in the pairing of two complementary DNA sequences where a base in one strand differs from that expected (according to complementarity) with the other.
 
Neurophysiology
A ratio of neurotransmitter to neuroreceptor that differs from the expected 1:1.
 
For example, high concentrations of neuroreceptors for substance P are found in the neocortex and hippocampus, even though the neurotransmitters themselves are in low concentrations. The mismatch phenomenon implies the presence of another system(s) of cell communication, which may have a role in non-synaptic interaction among cells.
 
Pulmonology
A marked difference between ventilation (V) and perfusion (Q) on a V/Q scan, a finding typical of pulmonary embolism.

mismatch

Pulmonology A marked difference between ventilation–V and perfusion–Q on V/Q scan, typical of PTE. See Pulmonary thromboembolism, V/Q scan.
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(2005) this study has followed the specific approach to measure skills-job mismatch, where initially, the level of nine specific attained and required skills have been estimated in the SEG survey on a five-point scale, ranging from 1 'not at all' to 5 'a lot'.
One of the most significant types of mismatch in Pakistan, the field of study mismatch has been estimated in the SEG dataset by subjective approach with the question: 'how much is your current job relevant to your studied field of discipline?' The four possible options were; irrelevant field of study, slightly relevant, moderately relevant and completely relevant field of study.
Skill mismatch is a workplace phenomenon caused by several factors.
Two approaches for the measurement of qualification mismatch are present in literature.
Lynch syndrome or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (CRC) is an inherited autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the development of CRC and other visceral malignancies due to deleterious germline mutations in the DNA mismatch repair (MMR) genes like MLH1, MLH2, MSH6, and PMS2.
In agreement with previous studies (12, 14, 26), extension rates for all mismatch types decreased as the position of the mismatch approached the 3' end of the primer.
Scott Mills, a professor of wildlife biology at the University of Montana who studies the impacts of camouflage mismatch on species like the snowshoe hare.
The first one was the relationship between gestures-speech mismatches and planning, suggested by Garber (1997) and Garber and Goldin-Meadow (2002).
The populations examined in these studies are expected to become severely mismatched over time (Mills et al., 2013).
Tests for defects in mismatch repair range in cost $300 -- $600.
Trends come and go - however, I feel like [the mismatched earring look] will be a new classic staple for the modern woman"
"Most people love mismatched earrings but some people who are a bit more conservative and classic in terms of fashion find them too daring!"