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Synonyms for bivalent

having a valence of two or having two valences

used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis

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2] The bivalent vaccine is indicated for use in males and females [greater than or equal to] 9 years of age.
After licensure of the bivalent vaccine against HPV16 and -18 in 2009, the ACIP guidelines for vaccination of women and girls were expanded to recommend quadrivalent or bivalent vaccine for protection against HPV types that can cause cancer.
Participants were randomly assigned to receive the bivalent HPV vaccine (marketed as Cervarix) or a control vaccine on a double-blind basis.
com)-- In designing strategies for dimerization of antibody fragments, Creative Biolabs has developed novel techniques to solve tricky issues, such as stability and homogeneity of the dimers, resistance to proteolytic cleavage during in vivo assembly, efficient production of preferably soluble protein, easy gene engineering steps, great expression level in bacterial cells, good activity and specificity maintenance, thermal stability and the general applicability for the construction of both bivalent and bispecific recombinant antibodies, including:
The DNA sequences wrapped around these uniquely marked histones are termed bivalent domains and generally encode transcription factors directing tissue-specific programs of differentiation (Fisher and Fischer 2011).
But if propositions are not bivalent, so that both P and not P can be true and false to a degree, then one can show that sometimes P equals not P--which is a rather disquieting contradiction.
The topics include the bivalent multilingual city of Barcelona, symbolic representation and public image in Ottawa, Helsinki as Helsingfors in a nation of two official languages, two opposing policy mindsets for language planning in Brussels, and a linguistic bridge at Switzerland's language boundary at Biel/Bienne.
He said in all the participating districts, bivalent oral polio vaccine was also administered.
Long-term effectiveness and safety of the HPV bivalent vaccine was studied in 1,035 adolescent girls aged 10-14 years in 31 centres in Taiwan, Germany, Honduras, Panama and Colombia, who had had the full regimen of vaccination (three times, at 0, 1, and 6 months).
TransVax(TM) is a bivalent DNA vaccine encoding the CMV phosphoprotein 65 (pp65) and glycoprotein B (gB) antigens for induction of both cellular and humoral immune responses.
Class Bivalent Indication PCI & PCI in patients with HIT Administration Parenteral Time to peak concentration 0.
According to Mobasherpour, the results imply that nanohydroxyapatite has a good ability in removing bivalent cadmium ion.
In a report in the journal the Lancet, WHO experts said a study on the bivalent oral polio vaccine, known as bOPV, found it induced a "significantly higher immune response" than triple vaccines.
The paper, quoting the World Health Organisation, said research on the bivalent oral polio vaccine found that it induced a "significantly higher immune response" than triple vaccines.
The FDA also approved HPV bivalent vaccine (Cervarix[R], GlaxoSmithKline) in October 2009, so providers now have to make an additional decision about which vaccine is the best choice for adolescent girls in the prevention of cervical cancer.