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Funded by the National Science Foundation, the scientists are now using MAGIC to screen the 5,000-line Nested Association Mapping population--recently established by ARS scientists--for other genomic regions responsible for hypersensitive response.
In the present study, we analyzed the effects of MWs at different frequencies on chromatin conformation and 53BP1 and [gamma]-H2AX foci in lymphocytes from healthy and hypersensitive subjects.
Even though Thomas was hypersensitive about the sexual competition posed by slave women, direct references to the adultery committed by her father and husband that produced racially mixed children (as well any reference to her husband's drunkenness) were absent from her journal because such "secrets" were too painful to permit her to commit them to paper.
The inhibited type of alcoholic may be hypersensitive to stress, which can be caused by a deficiency of brain chemicals similar to morphine and heroin.
The small black handle is easy to manipulate, making it possible to evoke mouth opening, insert for sucking or to help residents overcome hypersensitive gag reflexes.
SAN ANTONIO - A mutant gene that makes estrogen receptors hypersensitive has been identified, and it may play an important role in the evolution of invasive breast cancer, investigators reported at the annual breast cancer symposium sponsored by the San Antonio Cancer Institute.
Be aware that employees may be hypersensitive," she says.
I think our seminaries would do well to spend more time helping our future priests attain hypersensitive consciences rather than complicate otherwise simple decisions with illusions of an ability to flirt with evil (even in the most remote fashion) and not commit sin.
One Japanese Ministry of Finance (MOF) official recently labeled Foreign Minister Makiko Tanaka a "troublemaker" seemingly beefing up claims that the new Japanese official is hypersensitive to the Chinese and appears anti-American at inside meetings with colleagues (see From the Founder).
But boat engines, prohibited altogether on some hypersensitive lakes, can release potentially toxic amounts of fuel and oil into the environment.
It seems that we as a community are hypersensitive to issues of image and breaking still further outside the norm; therefore, we unconsciously exclude the disabled from dialogues of GLBT issues and, indeed, from most social situations.
PSVR1 was developed by intercrossing white clover plants selected for hypersensitive resistance to peanut stunt cucumovirus (PSV).