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shut·tle

(shŭt'ĕl),
A going back and forth regularly; used in respect to certain transport processes across a biomembrane.

shuttle

Space medicine
Any of the five—Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour—reusable spacecraft that carried personnel and equipment into orbit, providing platform of the cutting-edge research critical in constructing the largest structure in space, the International Space Station. The first mission was launched in April 1981; the last space shuttle mission, STS-135, ended in July 2011.

shuttle

(shŭt′l)
To transport an object back and forth; in cell biology or biochemistry, to carry a molecule repeatedly across a cell membrane.

shuttle

the transport of electrons or organic groups across biological membranes.

shuttle system
means of transfer of reducing equivalents as NADH and H+ from the cytosol to mitochondria. The two main systems are: α-glycerophosphate shuttle and malate-aspartate shuttle.
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World number 8 shuttler Saina Nehwal was also present at the interaction with the media ahead of the two fixtures.
After a row with the Badminton Association of India last year, Jwala went through many legal proceedings to overrule the lifetime ban planned by the disciplinary committee of the governing body, after the shuttler delayed the match while playing for Krrish Delhi Smashers against Banga Beats in the Indian Badminton League more than six months ago.
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Rafter slammed nine aces against Shuttler and said: "I served really well, especially on the big points.
INDIAN shuttler Ajay Jayaram delivered a superb performance as he brushed aside Estonia's Raul Must in straight games to defend his Dutch Open Grand Prix title in Almere, The Netherlands, on Sunday.
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Macau, Dec 1 ( ANI ): India's PV Sindhu has claimed the Kumpoo Macau Open Grand Prix Gold 2013 title after defeating Canadian shuttler Li Michelle 21-15, 21-12 in the final.