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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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Consequently, the aDNA analysis is superior with respect to the reaction specificity, so that the latter should not further be used for that purpose.
All of these factors can compromise the reaction specificity and sensitivity, giving rise to false-negative, false-positive, or nonreproducible results (1).
"This reaction specificity is the direction toward the future," remarks MIT chemist K.