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However, viruses, and especially HIV-1, have evolved and developed mechanisms that antagonize this restriction factor.
At least the Bush Administration was prepared to antagonize allies only on issues that really mattered.
I openly say that we have never antagonized anyone and we will not antagonize those who colluded on us.
The ruling, although strongly supported by bishops and clergy, is sure to antagonize many traditionalists.
The case has resulted in battle lines between the two families, with both saying the other was trying to antagonize them.
The success of viruses is explained, at least in part, by the acquisition of viral genes during evolution that antagonize the host immune response.
One marvels at Zaki's mastery while shuddering at the implications of these spaces that not only no longer protect but now actively obstruct and antagonize the dreamer.
Inappropriate or unprofessional clothing that defies convention can distract or even antagonize a jury.
That's "like tipping your hat to gays while trying not to antagonize other voters," Stanton explained.
In contrast, these same PCBs antagonized SXR, blocking the expression of target genes and inhibiting the human body's ability to physiologically counteract harmful effects of exposure (several less stable PCBs did not antagonize SXR, however).
Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University (New York, NY) has patented attenuated negative-strand RNA viruses having an impaired ability to antagonize the cellular interferon (IFN) response, and the use of such attenuated viruses in vaccine and pharmaceutical formulations.
Ibuprofen may antagonize the cardio-protective effects of aspirin in patients with established CVD, the researchers said.