ecological interaction

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ecological interaction

[ek·ə′läj·ə·kəl in·tər′ak·shən]
(ecology)
The relation between species that live together in a community; specifically, the effect an individual of one species may exert on an individual of another species.
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This activity may be important, said Finkel, because G1 is a resting phase, and a biological interaction that "wakes up" a latent infected cell may reactivate the infection.
The microRNA response is reproducible and is a robust marker defining the biological interaction between cell and the environment.
Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), noted, "The new tools in IPA 7 are great for constructing species- specific biological interaction networks from our toxicogenomics data.
By providing a database of gene product interactions, scientists can build biological interaction networks from their genes of interest.
Biotectix, sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK, partners with biomedical device manufacturers to develop and implement customized materials that improve the safety, longevity, reliability, biological interaction, and energy-efficiency of their devices.
The agreement calls for Compugen to generate information about biological interaction networks through the development of a proprietary platform for research and analysis of microarray and other biological data.
Biological Interaction Transportation Systems will sponsor a Corporate Investors Business Meeting on Sunday, March 20, 1994, at 6 p.
Our study con firms this, that there must be some biological interaction between beta carotene and smoking.
For inference about causal mechanisms, epidemiologists have often relied on a single criterion, the additivity of risk differences, considering deviation from risk difference additivity (RDA) to be the single appropriate metric for examination of biological interaction (Ahlbom and Alfredsson 2005).
The biomaterials sector is rapidly expanding and significant advances have been made in the technology of biomedical coatings and materials, which provide a means to improve the wear of joints, change the biological interaction between implant and host and combine the properties of various materials to improve device performance.
Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), noted, "The new tools in IPA 7 are great for constructing species-specific biological interaction networks from our toxicogenomics data.
Specialists at the new Cambridge University laboratory will study biological interaction between a mother and her foetus to try to understand more about why biological processes fail during pregnancy.

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