Chimera

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Synonyms for Chimera

Synonyms for Chimera

a fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

Synonyms for Chimera

(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail

a grotesque product of the imagination

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HIV-1 sub-type C chimaeric VLPs boost cellular immune responses in mice.
2009): "Implications of chimaeric nonco-linear transcripts", Nature, 461, pp.
Chimaeric anti-interleukin 6 monoclonal antibodies in the treatment of advanced multiple myeloma: a phase I dose-escalating study.
1983, "A chimaeric antibiotic-resistance gene as a selectable marker for plant-cell transformation," Nature, 304, pp.
The chromosomal translocation results in a fusion between RAR [alpha] and another gene whose product is 'PML', generating a fusion product PML-RAR [alpha] , a chimaeric oncoprotein that has been extensively studied over the last 10 years.
Now the industry standard has shifted away from nonhuman and chimaeric antibodies to focus on fully human or humanised antibody drug candidates.
In the study, the scientists placed the reprogrammed skin cells named ''induced pluripotent stem cells,'' or iPS cells, into other mouse's fertilized eggs and succeeded in creating chimaeric mice with two types of cells with reproductive functions.
Chimaeric Images of Conventional Muller-Lyer Configuration
B-cell maturation in chimaeric mice deficient for the heat stable antigen (HSA/mouse CD24).
El joven cientifico Luis Herrera-Estrella publica el 19 de mayo de 1983 en la prestigiosa revista Natureun articulo titulado Expression of chimaeric genes transferred into plant cells using a Ti-plasmid-- derived vector (Herrera-Estrella, 1983); Exponiendo ahi los primeros resultados de la investigacion de su tesis doctoral en genetica vegetal, el texto es firmado en conjunto con los cientificos Ann Depicker, Marc Van Montagu y Jeff Schell.