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Synonyms for strain

Synonyms for strain

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a pleasing succession of musical tones forming a usually brief aesthetic unit

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(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces

difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension

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(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse)

the general meaning or substance of an utterance

an effortful attempt to attain a goal

an intense or violent exertion

the act of singing

test the limits of

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separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious

become stretched or tense or taut

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remove by passing through a filter

rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender

alter the shape of (something) by stress

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An economical regimen of human diploid cell strain anti-rabies vaccine for post-exposure prophylaxis.
Genes are listed for each cell strain (1-4) with columns showing SLR for microarray analysis with the associated p-value along with the RT-PCR result for each time point.
Immunization with a human diploid cell strain of rabies virus vaccine: two-year results.
Moreover, fluorescent protein- positive cell strains observed here will provide donor cells for transgenic animal cloning.
The human cell strains obtained from several tens of people were seized by court officials from the headquarters of the Japan Human Cell Society in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward in July, according to the sources and a court notice.
therapeutic) product, methods by which primary and secondary cells are transfected to include exogenous genetic material, methods of producing clonal cell strains or heterogenous cell strains, methods of gene therapy in which the transfected primary or secondary cells are used, and methods of producing antibodies using the transfected primary or secondary cells.
The cell bank contains about 20,000 capsules carrying, among other substances, some 600 kinds of leukemia cell strains found in the human body.
This newly licensed technology includes "ACTCellerate" technology for methods to accelerate the isolation of novel cell strains from pluripotent stem cells, rights to use approximately 140 distinct clones that contain many previously uncharacterized cell types, and induced pluripotent stem cell (iPS) technology that permits cells of the human body, such as skin cells, to be transformed into an embryonic state in which the cells will be pluripotent, without the use of human embryos or egg cells.
Human cell strains belonging to the head of a researchers' association were auctioned Friday at a Tokyo hospital, marking the first auction of human cells in Japan.
The significance of this patent issuance is that it recognizes Transkaryotic's contribution in demonstrating, for the first time, stable transfection and gene targeting in normal cells as well as methods suitable for developing cell strains for use in gene therapy," commented Douglas Treco, PhD, Transkaryotic's senior vice president, research and development.
In another study presented at the meeting, Geron scientists demonstrated that hESCs could be grown using serum-free medium conditioned by placental fibroblasts or other human cell strains.