conversion reaction

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Synonyms for conversion reaction

a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause)

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Chapter 2 describes a cell-free conversion reaction system to study how pathogenic prions associated with different species interact with host cellular prion protein.
Stridor as an initial symptom of a conversion reaction (hysteria) is rare.
In the 1968 revision of DSM-II, conversion reaction was renamed hysterical neurosis: conversion type.
Since the conversion reaction is catalytic in nature, the most effective types of activated cartons are those that exhibit enhanced catalytic activity, i.
Control DNAs are also available separately and can be used as standards in both the conversion reaction and post-conversion analysis.