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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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Meanwhile, police have found that a 54-year-old JCO employee who was exposed to radiation lacked basic knowledge on nuclear substances and did not fully understand the meaning of self-sustaining nuclear fission chain reaction, police sources said Tuesday.
Table 5: World Long-term Projections for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32
lot 2: supply and maintenance of 1 real-time polymerase chain reaction (rt-PCR) equipment with thermal gradient.
A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test only takes 30 minutes to deliver results.
The new data show that adequate boron prevents the activation of T-suppressor and T-helper cells, both of which are important in autoimmune chain reactions.
The government declared the incident ``a severe situation'' because the accidental chain reaction continued for hours after the accident, releasing more radiation into the atmosphere.
Detection of multidrug-resistant Salmonella typhimurium DT104 by multiplex polymerase chain reaction.
To find a replacement signaler that would start the chain reaction, the researchers engineered Chinese hamster ovary cells to have human insulin receptors.
The most widely used method of SaV detection is reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), which has high sensitivity and can be used for further genetic analysis (3,4).
They then isolated fragments of preserved DNA and copied them using the polymerase chain reaction technique, according to their report in the July 17 Science.
Subsequently, DNA was amplified by conventional polymerase chain reaction for DNA sequencing.
For more sci-fi action, give Nestle's Nuclear Chocolate Chain Reaction bar a taste test.