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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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In most organisms, homologous chromosomes interchange their genetic content, undergoing reciprocal recombination events (chiasmata), which, in combination with sister chromatid cohesion, are responsible for the correct bi-orientation of bivalents at metaphase I and the subsequent segregation of a complete set of chromosomes at anaphase I.
After a lively debate, ACIP recommended against a statement of no preference between the bivalent and quadrivalent vaccines for adolescent girls and young women.
Efficacy of a prophylactic adjuvanted bivalent L 1 virus-like-particle vaccine against infection with human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in young women: an interim analysis of a phase III double-blind, randomised controlled trial.
The autosomal bivalents segregate reductionally during the first meiotic division and equationally during the second division.
TABLE 2 summarizes efficacy results from the phase 2 and 3 trials of the preventive quadrivalent HPV vaccine and from the phase 2 trials of the preventive bivalent HPV vaccine.
In 2016, all countries using countries OPV - 155 of them - simultaneously made the switch from oral polio vaccine to a bivalent vaccine.
Though the technology is still in its infancy, the researchers have successfully used it to make bivalent viruses with a half dozen different HA molecules.
The gelling process of sodium alginate (SA) is usually achieved using bivalent cations in two different ways: the diffusion method and the internal gelation method [8].
The company's "Enhancing Protective Antibody Responses for a DNA/MVA HIV Vaccine" grant supports preclinical studies in non-human primates (NHP) evaluating the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of the GeoVax Clade B HIV preventive vaccine (GOVX-B11) with or without a bivalent (two component) protein boost.
At the time, no vaccine against the new strain was available in adequate quantities and at an affordable price, which led to vaccination campaigns in Burkina Faso being interrupted because the traditional bivalent vaccine was not effective against the new strain.
In 2016, all countries using countries OPV--155 of them--simultaneously made the switch from oral polio vaccine to a bivalent vaccine.
Bahrain shifted from the trivalent OPV to the bivalent OPV system in April 2016 as per the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the ministry said in a statement.
The trivalent F(ab')3 structure in coltelizumab has been proven to enhance the T-cell receptor modulation activity (drug potency) more than the bivalent teplizumab antibody counterpart.