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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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While Nehwal had an upper hand throughout the game, the Chinese shuttler fought back and at a point took a 19-16 lead.
SEVEN Indian shuttlers are set to make the cut for the Rio Olympics which would be the first time such a big number will represent the country at the mega event.
MUMBAI: India will launch a franchise-based badminton tournament next year on the lines of cricket's cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) with top shuttlers from across the world, the organisers said yesterday.
Plus, shuttlers need to have great temperaments to cope with the travel and quarantine requirements, and he fits the bill.
It is really good that we have got that kind of support before the Rio Olympics," Fresh from her stint in the Premier Badminton League ( PBL), the ace shuttler is busy going through the hard grind to prepare for the Rio Olympics.
New Delhi (India), Feb 2 ( ANI ): In what may come as a huge blow to the Indian fans, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the India Open BWF World Tour 500 after going down in straight games to Beiwen Zhang of USA in the quarter-finals here on Friday.
New Delhi [India], Feb 2 ( ANI ): Indian shuttler B.
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.
Meanwhile, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will also aim to seal a semi-final spot when she square off with fifth-seed Beiwen Zhang of USA in another quarter-final clash later today.
Following another exceptional year, Vinery shuttler More Than Ready looks set to be crowned Australia's champion sire of two-year-olds.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 31 (ANI): Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal kicked off her India Open campaign on a promising note as she thrashed Danish player Sofie Holmboe Dahl in straight games in the opening match of the women's singles event here on Wednesday.
As someone who loves playing in front of a home crowd, Kashyap is hopeful of an Indian shuttler reigning supreme.