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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.
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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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The organizational efforts to respond to skill mismatch through training clarified the research results (Cedefop 2012) stating that the role of training and career development could reduce skill mismatches in the workplace.
Extension rates of mismatches from template 1 and 2 (see Fig.
Patients with HLA Class II Mismatches. Six renal transplant recipients, with defined HLA class II genotype and IgG DSAs previously characterized at the Terasaki Foundation Laboratory by Dr.
A final administrative issue, which would apply under either the top-down or bottom-up approach, is that modifying the tax effects of hybrid mismatches raises complications for financial reporting purposes.
Quorum Sensing Systems with Mismatches. Quorum sensing is a cell concentration dependent phenomenon in bacteria and fungi, which is mediated by small, diffusible signaling molecules that accumulate in the extracellular environment [9].
The idea was conceived to prevent mismatches with the top three sides from the group going through to the semi-finals along with the winner of a play-off between the leading sides of the two other pools.
The so-called "safe harbor" regulation that was intended to force employers to fire employees with unresolved mismatches has been blocked by a federal court.
These letters are sent if an employer has submitted more than 10 W-2s with mismatches or the number of mismatches amount to more than one half of one percent of all the W-2s submitted by the employer.
Lonnie Golden and Tesfayi Gebreselassie also look at a less-studied aspect of labor economics--"overemployment mismatches" in which employees work more hours than they would desire if they could choose hours and income without constraints.
To ease the burden of asset-liability mismatches, IFRS 4 was designed to give insurers options concerning how to handle their reporting of liabilities.
Using data from Mexico, the incidence and wage effects of educational mismatches are analyzed.