specific reaction

spe·cif·ic re·ac·tion

the phenomena produced by an agent that is identical with or immunologically related to the one that has already caused an alteration in capacity of the tissue to react.

spe·cif·ic re·ac·tion

(spĕ-sif'ik rē-ak'shŭn)
The phenomena produced by an agent that is identical with or immunologically related to the one that has stimulated an immune response.
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One achievement will therefore be to provide a modelling tool-box that can be applied to any other process in order to check the benefits of the ROMEO technology for a specific reaction in a short time.
The company's products are based on the proprietary VaxHit technology, which enables the identification of sequences (antigens) in a unique domain of the proteins called the signal peptide that is capable of triggering a unique and specific reaction, among T -cells and antibodies (B-cells) in the immune system of most patients.
Cameron's office said that although it was the first time he had personally chaired a meeting on Ebola it was not a specific reaction to events in Spain and elsewhere, and had long been scheduled to take place.
The finding overturns the commonly held belief that an increased activity of the autonomic nervous system causes this specific reaction to endurance training.
Thatas why I donat see GERBas actions as disrespectful towards the institution of Parliament generally, but rather as a specific reaction to the level of scandalous maneuvers taking place.
He was wound up by Jeremy Kyle staff in order to provoke a specific reaction.
Rather than using separate assays for a multitude of specific reaction products, such as phosphorylated proteins or lipids, a single nucleotide detection assay can be used for all of the enzymes that generate a common nucleotide product.
An allergy is a specific reaction that the immune system has to a foreign substance.
Click chemistry is not one specific reaction, but more of a concept or a philosophy introduced in 2001 by K.
By solving the model equations we can calculate the molar reaction rate per unit volume of each phase i, from which the following useful quantities are defined: the specific reaction rate ratio, [theta]:
Finally, dipsticks were washed in water, dried on tissue paper, and examined for specific reaction.