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Synonyms for switch

Synonyms for switch

to move to and fro vigorously and usually repeatedly

to leave or discard for another

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to give up in return for something else

Synonyms for switch

control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

an event in which one thing is substituted for another

hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair

railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections

a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment

a basketball maneuver

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the act of changing one thing or position for another

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change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence

exchange or give (something) in exchange for

make a shift in or exchange of

cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

flog with or as if with a flexible rod

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

References in periodicals archive ?
The new gene switch already works in cultured cells and in selected tissues of genetically engineered mice.
Tomlinson further stated, "The availabilty of a positive, and now also a negative, gene switch to regulate gene function in a tissue-specific manner advances further the potential use of this technology for analyzing the biological functions of genes in genomics research.
GeneMedicine believes that the gene switch will allow gene expression to be controlled without any significant, adverse effect on other functions within the body.
Oxford BioMedica's RetinoStat(TM) is a LentiVector gene delivery system expressing an angiostatic gene under the control of its proprietary hypoxia response element gene switch.
With the work accomplished already this year, Genelabs has laid the groundwork for the discovery of its first therapeutic lead compound and is pursuing additional corporate collaborations in the areas of drug discovery and agricultural applications of its gene switch.
A gene switch has already been produced and tested by Genelabs.
In these studies, the gene switch functioned in vivo to provide drug-controlled expression of a gene medicine.