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rep·li·cate

(rep'li-kāt),
1. One of several identical processes or observations.
2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.

replicate

(rĕp′lĭ-kāt′)
v. repli·cated, repli·cating, repli·cates
v.tr.
1. Biology To reproduce or make an exact copy or copies of (genetic material, a cell, or an organism).
2. To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
v.intr.
To become replicated; undergo replication: cells that replicate rapidly in culture.
n. (-kĭt)
A repetition of an experiment or procedure.
adj. replicate (-kĭt)
1. Duplicated, copied, reproduced, or repeated: a replicate sample.
2. Folded over or bent back upon itself: a replicate leaf.

rep′li·ca′tive adj.

rep·li·cate

(repli-kăt, -kāt)
1. One of several identical processes or observations.
2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.

rep·li·cate

(repli-kăt, -kāt)
1. One of several identical processes or observations.
2. To repeat; to produce an exact copy.
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At least 3 replicate runs were performed per dilution, i.e., 3 plates, each containing 42 Alw-HIV PCR and HIV-only PCR replicates.
For Clarity and Roche, performance of environmentally stressed strips was assessed by determining the percent agreement between the first replicate of the unstressed strip and the first replicate of the stressed strip.
In this first subgroup, the eggs from six of the 12 replicate tanks from each treatment (0.5 and 5 ng/L E[E.sub.2], 5 ng/L [E.sub.2] and control) were removed from the continuous treatment 1 hpf and reared to 100 hpf in clean water.
The effectiveness of selection in first-year yield evaluation was determined when the number of replicates per line was varied.
As its name implies, it inches across computer networks, looking for specific security holes (weak points in a software program; usually software that makes up part or all of a Network operating System) in which to replicate itself.
Our primary findings reveal that for the 1988-99 period as a whole, the earnings estimates produced by the employer costs for employee compensation replicates of average hourly earnings correspond fairly closely to the actual average hourly earnings series.
Method quantitation limits were determined from replicate analysis of the sample 2B leachate.
The two level factorial points for the half replicate were selected by the identity:
The final WANSyncHA Exchange deployment now continuously replicates the Exchange Information Store from COMSTAR's primary server to the credit union's colocation site over WAN, in real time.
After the Watson and Crick paper in 1953, along with every experiment that produced an ever more detailed molecular picture of how DNA replicates and of how DNA makes RNA makes proteins, there came immediate insights into how each of these processes can go wrong.
The source of infection is often the reservoir or, in ecologic terms, the habitat where the etiologic agent of the disease normally thrives, grows, and replicates. A characteristic feature of most zoonoses and sapronoses is that once transmitted to humans, the epidemic chain is usually aborted, but the clinical course might be sometimes quite severe, even fatal.