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promiscuous

(prə-mĭs′kyo͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Having casual sexual relations frequently with different partners; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
2. Biology Having a variety of functions, targets, or hosts; nonselective: promiscuous enzymes; promiscuous drugs; a promiscuous parasite.

pro·mis′cu·ous·ly adv.
pro·mis′cu·ous·ness n.
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Chemokines that play a crucial role to recruit leukocyte subsets migration through the endothelium and into liver to against the virus during the progression of HCV infection can be secreted directly by the liver.12ACKR1 represents an atypical chemokine receptor that can bind promiscuously to various chemokines belonging to the CC and CXC families.13 Recent study found that ACKR1 polymorphism is associated with serum concentration of CCL2 belonging to the CC family.14 Moreover, the functional relevance of CCL2 has been demonstrated in experimental liver fibrosis models and patients with HCV infection.15
There is no shortage of radical food books on the publishing landscape, but Eating Promiscuously seeks to put all others to shame.
Crucial to the key role of mTECs in the screening of self-reactive T cell clones, is their unique capacity to promiscuously express and present almost all self-antigens, including thousands of tissue-specific antigen (TSA) genes.
"The irony here is these people go under the moniker of antifascists. Can you imagine if conservatives tried to shut down [Democratic Senator] Elizabeth Warren from speaking? The 'fascist' term would be thrown around promiscuously followed immediately by 'misogynist.' Instead, this sort of thing gets no attention from the New York Times.
Prendergast reads this shared obsession against changing attitudes toward print, as both men worried about producing "writings of no significance that are born out of a heated and undirected desire to disseminate texts promiscuously" (96).
At moments, these two could almost be Jamie's sisters, because Mills writes the kind of entertaining but promiscuously clever repartee that makes everyone seem a little too glibly like "family." Try as he might, his voice isn't the voice of the lackadaisical late '70s--it's the voice of knowing indie adorableness.
He wrote in Hanjan on 8-2-1935, "Village tanks are promiscuously used for bathing, washing clothes and drinking and cooking purposes.
Coleridge gets a shock in Abergele: "Walking on the sea sands I was surprised to see a number of fine women bathing promiscuously with men and boys, perfectly naked!" Jonathan Swift in Holyhead reckons "you may know a Welsh dog as well as a Welsh man or woman by its peevish passionate way of barking", while Shelley declares, "the society in Wales is very stupid".
Whether adolescents are using drugs to get high or behaving promiscuously to get attention, overindulgence is never good.
Whether adolescents are overeating or denying themselves food, or using drugs to get high, or behaving promiscuously to get attention, overindulgence is never good.
Sanders, 73, does not smile promiscuously, as befits someone who thinks the republic is being ruined by the government's parsimony regarding social programs, its obsequiousness toward Wall Street, and its tolerance of billionaires influencing electoral politics.
[B]est practice in software is generally to log promiscuously; you're trained, as a developer, to keep all the information, just in case it comes in handy.