recognition factor

recognition factor

n.
Any of the factors that allow polymorphonuclear neutrophil leukocytes to recognize target antigens.
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They also showcase the latest in fashion and style and come with a certain recognition factor -- especially when celebrities are the ones wearing them.
(In 1970, family medicine was called "family practice," hence our name The Journal of Family Practice--a name we have maintained over the years because of its "recognition factor.") Much of the original US family medicine research of the 1970s, '80s, and '90s was published in JFP.
He added: "The recognition factor has never been that important for me apart from the fact that if you're on television and they recognise you then they are obviously watching you.
Background: Four single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the modulator recognition factor 2/AT-rich interaction domain 5B (MRF2/ARID5B) gene located at chromosome 10q21.2 have been shown to be associated with both type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and coronary artery disease in a Japanese cohort.
Listening to the litany of physical problems, hang-ups and behaviour in the privacy of her own home, the recognition factor is both heartening and, at the same time, mildly horrifying.
For a young band just starting out, that's undoubtedly a good thing - the money's surely pretty good and the recognition factor can only help sales.
With his recognition factor, Sir Gary Veryfamous would walk it.
But these two, with a high local recognition factor which goes beyond party politics, have a track record of bucking the prevailing trend.
"I hope that the UNESCO brand will give our global geoparks the same recognition factor as world heritage sites -- a visible guarantee of their international significance and an assurance that they are great places to visit and explore."
Business leaders in particular were keen on Greater Birmingham'which they see as having a higher recognition factor, particularly when dealing with overseas investors and clients.

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