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Occurring in sequence.


(se'kwens) [L. sequentia, the following, context]
1. The order or occurrence of a series of related events.
2. The arrangement of nucleotides in a nucleic acid molecule. sequential (se-kwen'chal), adjective

Goldenhar sequence

See: Goldenhar sequence

pulse sequence

In magnetic resonance imaging, a series of radio waves designed to produce proton stimulation necessary to create the image.

randomization sequence

The order in which newly enrolled patients are entered either into active treatment or into the placebo branch of a clinical trial.

spacer sequence

The genetic material on a chromosome that separates actively transcribed genes. It may make up the largest part of the genome of some eukaryotic organisms and often consists of tandem repeats of DNA. Synonym: spacer DNA

terminator sequence

In genetics, a specific series of nucleotides that instructs a cell to stop transcribing a gene.


characterized by a regular sequence of additions or modifications.

sequential analgesia
the use of a partial opioid agonist after a pure agonist to reverse respiratory depression but maintain analgesia. Called also agonist/antagonist analgesia.
sequential analysis
data are analyzed as they become available so that the experiment or survey can be terminated as soon as the required result is available at the desired rate of statistical significance.
sequential trials
see sequential analysis (above).
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It is interesting to note that the initial node production of non-treated plant was 5 nodes per plant, it was reduced to only one node per plant after two sequential glyphosate applications at 1.
Periodic pattern mining can be viewed as an extension of sequential pattern mining by taking durations as a set of partitioned sequences, for example we take all the weather data of every year as a sequence.
In the introduction, we briefly introduced three hypotheses regarding the formation of social preferences that potentially explain why the contribution rates by critical third players in the sequential MCS game change over time.
The specific aim of the current study was to investigate whether either extending the duration of sequential therapy to 14 days or a 14-day hybrid regimen that combined sequential and concomitant approaches might increase the eradication rate to at least 95% (grade A) in per-protocol analysis.
pylori Eradication Rates Hybrid therapy Sequential (n = 109) therapy (n = 115) Eradication (per-protocol) 99.
monthly sequential E+P users had a 69% (5 years' use) and 156% (10 years' use) greater risk of this tumor
Combination therapy with docetaxel and carboplatin has been shown to improve survival in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer patients, but it had not been compared with sequential therapy regarding efficacy and adverse events, Dr.
These special injection methods, not only sequential injection but gas-assisted or injection-compression, are not always analyzed with care, giving to their users inadequate results.
Application areas for sequential patterns include analysis of telecommunication systems, discovering frequent buying patterns, analysis of patients' medical records, as well as Web mining application development etc.
Prescribe sequential therapy rather than the standard (concurrent) therapy to improve H pylori eradication rates, particularly in treatment-naive patients.
With a sequential read speed of 200 MB/s and sequential write speed of 160 MB/s, this MLC-based 2.

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