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Synonyms for complex

Synonyms for complex

consisting of two or more interconnected parts

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts


a center of organization, supply, or activity

an exaggerated concern


Synonyms for complex

a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts


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a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated

(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior

a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures

complicated in structure


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The evidence regarding the antibody is not conclusive; even if correct, the stability in this particular antibody-antigen complex may be an idiosyncratic characteristic rather than a general one.
When incubated with a sample, the antibody-coated beads bind to cell surface antigens forming an antibody-antigen complex between the beads and the target molecules.
Hobart, Australia) have patented a predictive test for rheumatoid arthritis comprises the detection of antibodies to collagen in a biological sample from a patient by contacting the biological sample with an antigen comprising the CB10 peptide of mammalian type II collagen, or an antibody-binding fragment or variant thereof, for a time and under conditions for an antibody-antigen complex to form, and detecting the antibody-antigen complex, for example by immunoassay.
In immunodetection amplified by T7 RNA polymerase, a double-stranded oligonucleotide containing the T7 promoter is conjugated to an antibody, and then T7 RNA polymerase is used to amplify RNA from the double-stranded oligonucleotides coupled to the antibody in the antibody-antigen complex (7).
When mixed with a sample suspension and incubated, the antibody-coated beads bind to cell surface antigens forming an antibody-antigen complex with the target molecules.
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