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Synonyms for carrier

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for carrier

someone whose employment involves carrying something


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a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

a man who delivers the mail

a boy who delivers newspapers

(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

a rack attached to a vehicle

(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele

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Carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis of hemophilia in developing countries.
10,11] With wide ethnic distribution of monogenic hemoglobinopathies, screening programs have to be based on age rather than ethnicity for carrier detection.
Results: Carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis was feasible with STR marker at intron 44 in DMD families.
The inversion enables a sure carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis in this family.
In the structured interview, the parents were asked: (i) if they had informed their families (sibs, first and second cousins), friends, and co-workers that they were carriers of thalassaemia gene and, therefore, had a thalassaemic child; (ii) if there was increased risk of their family members being carriers and of having a thalassaemic child; (iii) if they had informed their relatives about the availability of antenatal diagnosis for carrier couples; and (iv) if parents had any reservation in our approaching their relatives directly to counsel them on increased risk of their being thalasseamia carriers and availability of carrier detection test.
This would allow for a CF carrier detection rate of 85%-90%, Dr.
Thus far, identification of BTK has led to carrier detection and prenatal counselling; additional characterization of a mouse model with great similarity to the human condition could advance our understanding of the fundamental processes underlying B-lymphocyte development and function.
Carrier detection is possible for conditions in which the genetic abnormality has been discovered.
The identification of a single gene responsible for A-T should enable clinical geneticists to offer reliable diagnostic tests, including prenatal diagnosis and carrier detection to all A-T families," report Yosef Shiloh of the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and his colleagues in the June 23 Science.
The last 15 years have seen a number of exciting developments in diagnosis, prenatal screening and carrier detection.
Receiver acquisition range is from -95 to +10 dBm; receiver noise figure is 6 dB (nom); receiver lockup time is 80 ms (nom); carrier detection time is 10 ms (nom); hop setting time is 1 ms (max.
Osmetech has a strong portfolio of over 200 issued and pending patents and has launched its first generation eSensor 4800 platform, an electrochemistry-based array system, together with an FDA cleared in vitro diagnostic test for Cystic Fibrosis carrier detection.