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secrete

 [se-krēt´]
to synthesize and release a substance.

se·crete

(se-krēt'),
To elaborate or produce some physiologically active substance (for example, enzyme, hormone, metabolite) by a cell and to deliver it into blood, body cavity, or sap, either by direct diffusion, cellular exocytosis, or by means of a duct.
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

secrete

/se·crete/ (se-krēt´) to elaborate and release a secretion.

secrete

(sĭ-krēt′)
tr.v. se·creted, se·creting, se·cretes
To generate and release (a substance) from a cell or a gland: secrete hormones.

secrete

See secretion.

se·crete

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or release products of cellular metabolism (enzymes, mucus, waste products).
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

se·crete

(sĕ-krēt')
To elaborate or produce some physiologically active substance (e.g., enzyme, hormone, metabolite) by a cell and deliver it into blood, body cavity, or sap, either by direct diffusion, cellular exocytosis, or by means of a duct.
[L. se-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

secrete

to synthesize and release a substance.

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The secretor gene encodes for enzymes (glycosyltransferases), which become activein mucin-secreting cells like goblet and mucous cells of mucous membranes and different glands, resulting in the secretion of the corresponding blood group antigens in the body fluids [8].
Our findings show that rotaviruses can infect secretor and nonsecretor Lewis antigen-positive persons, which suggests that rotavirus infection is not associated with the secretor phenotype or HBGA type.
These compounds chemically vacuum up scarce iron and make it available both to secretors of siderophones and to any nearby microbes bearing a DNA mutation that blocks siderophone production.
In accordance with previous publications, secretors (genotype groups 3-6) had less CA 19-9 in their serum than nonsecretors (genotype groups 1 and 2; P <0.
com)-- 24 DNA, a privately held company in Garden Grove, was issued a Provisional Patent by USPTO on their “DNA - 2 Blood Types” technology which determines a person's 2 Blood Types, Rh Factors, Secretor, Non-Secretor, both Secretor: Non-Secretor status, and master DNA to name a few.
The ABO blood group and Lewis phenotype in saliva were determined for persons found to be secretors as described (10).
In the group of patients with confirmed PHEO, 20 were assessed by REPCAT to be exclusively NE-secreting, 10 were assessed as exclusively EP-secreting, and the remaining 12 were assessed as "mixed" secretors.
Strains G1 and G2 showed preferential binding to saliva from B secretors over that from O secretors, and A secretors were poorly recognized.
Persons carrying [greater than or equal to] 1 functional FUT2 allele, and thus expressing [alpha]1,2 fucosyltransferase 2 (FucT-II), are termed secretor positive (secretors), and can express the A and B blood group antigens as well as H-type 1 and Lewis b ([Le.