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Mimic

An imitation that sends a false signal.
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Because his functional mimic is a catalyst, it is not destroyed in this action, but, instead, remains intact to destroy many more targeted mRNA molecules.
If firm quality is viewed as being on a continuum, then a firm at the high-quality end of all firms that should issue equity might choose to mimic a firm at the low-quality end of firms that should issue convertible bonds.
HeCd Ultra GP has a light glass-green color and its properties mimic ABS.
Since then, the company and several other research groups have begun testing long-lasting GLP1 mimics in people with type 2 diabetes.
Alterations in the normal pattern of reproductive development seen in some populations of wildlife have been linked to exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDs), which have been shown to mimic sex steroid hormones (1).
CORTOSS is a high-strength, bone-bonding, self-setting composite engineered specifically to mimic the strength characteristics of human cortical bone.
It is the first allowance from our series of applications relating to our antimicrobial program - a program in which we are developing novel antibiotics and antimicrobial biomaterials consisting of small molecule and polymer mimics of the host defense proteins.
RHAKOSS is under development as a preformed, injection-molded composite that mimics the natural dual cortical-cancellous composition of human bone, providing high-strength while also allowing for the ingrowth of host bone to address the vertebral interbody fusion and spinal reconstruction market.
A chemical agent now under development mimics the health benefits of long-term calorie restriction and may help ward off diseases of aging such as diabetes and heart disease.
iBoxx US Pension Index - Aggregate, which mimics the overall performance of a model defined benefit plan in the US, taking into consideration the passage of time and changes in the term structure of interest rates.
To develop treatments for hair disorders while minimizing cancer risk, Fuchs suggests supplying Wnts in a pattern that mimics nature's precisely controlled delivery.
The product under development would employ Vyteris' proprietary Actyve(TM) transdermal drug delivery technology, which is positioned to provide a safe and effective method of delivering drugs via a pre-programmed regulating system that mimics the body's natural rhythms, a characteristic important in the delivery of therapeutics for the treatment of infertility.