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modulate

(mŏj′ə-lāt′)
v. modu·lated, modu·lating, modu·lates
v.tr.
1. To regulate or adjust to a certain degree: physiological mechanisms that modulate the body's metabolic rate.
2. Biochemistry To act on (a receptor, for example) as an activator, an inhibitor, or both.

mod′u·la·bil′i·ty n.
mod′u·la′tive, mod′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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In the rang 2[square root of 3] [less than or equal to] m [less than or equal to] 2, only one of the modulating waves is beyond the positive or the negative peak of the carrier in certain regions of the fundamental cycle, while two of the modulating waves are beyond the peaks of the carrier in other regions.
Waveforms representing the desired modulating voltage waveform (including discontinuity) are shown in Figure 2 for various values of B[T.
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This understanding of the likely role of huntingtin and HIP1 or related proteins (collectively "HIP-apoptosis modulating proteins") in the pathology of Huntington's Disease offers several possibilities for therapy.
Metso Automation offers JAMESBURY ball valves, WAFER-SPHERE[R] high-performance valves, emission containment and emergency shut-off assemblies, as well as automated networking and modulating control packages designed for the harsh environments of chlor-alkali plants.
The patent, "Compositions for Treating Autoimmune Disease," leverages MultiCell's proprietary platform technologies in the science of modulating the human immune response to treat a range of serious diseases.
The claims of this patent cover methods for modulating the immunostimulatory effect of novel dinucleotide motifs and CpG motifs by introducing modifications in the flanking sequence.
The HEMi has a unique design that includes encoding, multiplexing, modulating and upconverting all-in-one cost-effective unit.