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annoy

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act in opposition to

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The success of viruses is explained, at least in part, by the acquisition of viral genes during evolution that antagonize the host immune response.
This is because influenza viruses, like many other viruses, encode mechanisms to evade and antagonize the IFN[alpha]/[beta] response (14).
Vishnevski gets raves for his work and he antagonizes opponents, which teammates and coaches love.
12 binds to tumor cells that express CD40 and antagonizes (prevents) CD40 ligand-mediated growth and survival of malignant B cells.
Friday: Brittany antagonizes Josh because she thinks his attention has turned to Jamie.
One major problem in chemotherapeutic treatment is the induction of chemoresistance, which antagonizes the apoptosis of cancer cells.
2) Richard Knox antagonizes Brynda Mattox in a scene from ``The Grand Finale,'' set in a retirement home.
Prostaglandin E-1 antagonizes blood clot formation by preventing platelets from sticking together.
Sitaxsentan is a small molecule that antagonizes the action of endothelin, a potent mediator of blood vessel constriction and growth of smooth muscle in vascular walls.
Sitaxsentan is a small molecule that antagonizes, or blocks, the action of endothelin, which is a potent mediator of blood vessel constriction and of the growth of smooth muscle in vascular walls.
It has potent inhibition effects on smooth muscle cell migration, antagonizes platelet aggregation and fibrin binding in and around the stent structure and has potent anti-inflammatory qualities.