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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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A rearranged heavy chain gene is similar but slightly more complicated, as it involves the additional diversity (D) segment, with D [right arrow] J joining first, then V [right arrow] DJ joining, followed by V-D-J [right arrow] C joining.
2] Genes: MYH7, myosin, heavy chain 7, cardiac muscle, beta; MYH6, myosin, heavy chain 6, cardiac muscle, alpha; Myh7, myosin, heavy polypeptide 7, cardiac muscle, beta [Mus musculus].
Effect of myosin heavy chain composition of muscles of meat quality in Laiwu pigs and Duroc.
a high degree of specificity, so they recognize immunoglobulin light chains when they are free but not when they are bound to heavy chains in intact immunoglobulin molecules; and
The sequence of both the light and the heavy chain of Ber e 1 were used to create a 27-peptide-containing set.
Highly Sensitive Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Using Next-Generation Sequencing of Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Variable Region (Abstract 2540)
The VelocImmune mice contain the full repertoire of human heavy chain immunoglobulin genes and kappa light chain genes, each linked to endogenous mouse constant regions.
Using [gamma] antiserum, we found a monoclonal component in serum with the same [beta] mobility as that of urine, confirming the presence of the monoclonal IgG heavy chain without the corresponding light chain.
Chris' work reminded me of a lad at college who was in a rock band and got both his nipples pierced, before attaching a heavy chain to them.
A good system uses a suitable anchor, preferably a large mushroom anchor or cement block that is connected to a heavy chain at length 1 1/2 times the depth of the water at high tide.
SCT will utilize its patented platform to massively screen plasma cells, measure the kinetics of secreted antibodies, and sequence the cognate light and heavy chain mRNA powered by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).
Reem, 13, died in Asir after choking on a heavy chain used by her father to tie her up to a door.