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4, coincubation of cells with CR and DHT also results in an antagonization of the proliferative effect of DHT by CR.
The main thing now is to refrain from sharp statements, antagonization of the sides.
Israel's decision not to retaliate against Iraq has often been attributed to a calculated decision on the part of the Israeli govemment that the benefits of retaliation (deterrence against future attacks) would be outweighed by the costs (destabilization of the coalition, antagonization of the U.