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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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Also another function of these enzymes might be the release of elicitor-active fragments from the fungal cell wall to intensify plant defense reactions. The result obtained from present study showed that [beta]-1, 4 glucanase and chitinase may be involved in the enhanced resistance against stem canker disease caused by B.
Heterozygous variant of CTLA-4 gene +49 A/G polymorphism belongs to genetic factors related to dysregulation of defense reactions and is associated with the development of moderately active form of HCV-infection.

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