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Synonyms for effector

one who brings about a result or event

a nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion

an organ (a gland or muscle) that becomes active in response to nerve impulses

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eFFECTOR 's most advanced program is eFT508, a highly selective MNK 1,2 inhibitor currently in preclinical development.
The basis and the effector must satisfy the following theorems:
Second Principle: Distinguishing among Effectors, Systems, and Platforms
The development of TAL effector proteins has been closely watched by synthetic biologists, who plan to utilize them in research to develop solutions for better healthcare, agriculture and energy.
In this study we examined both the direct and indirect effects of PRN exposure on CTL activation and effector cell function to gauge its likely impact on cell-mediated immunity.
Featuring a mounting surface suited for a robotic gripper or other end effector, the L130 series of 4 short stroke linear actuators have and anti-rotation guide rod to assure precise positioning.
Effector CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell mechanisms in the control of respiratory virus infections, Immunol Rev 1997;159:105-17.
Along with clinical candidates that we have already identified and other collaborations that are underway, we believe we will be able to have several VTAs in the clinic with unique target and effector functions.
Researcners have found that Mycrobacterium tuberculosis produces a l9kDa lipoprotein that inhibits antigen processing by macrophages, allowing it to "evade T-cell effector responses and to maintain chronic infection inside host cells," a recent Reuters report notes.
Useful for folding and adjustment mechanisms for wheelchairs, the hubs also act as an end effector on medical equipment to allow the operator to change the angle of operation.
Levy and his colleagues at theUniversity of California at San Francisco came up with what is perhaps the most paradoxical finding of the three -- that suppressor immune cells, rather than effector cells that initiate and direct immunity, are key to fighting off HIV infection.
Cellectis has already integrated TAL effector nucleases into its DNA Nuclease production platform.
A robot can switch between drilling holes and inserting rivets or fasteners in those holes using the same multi-function end effector.
The Raytheon Quick Kill, the development of which was part of the Future Combat Systems programme, is the only one to employ vertically mounted effector launchers.
For the selection of the basis and the effector it is necessary to have in view the following theorems: