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bivalent

[bī′vā·lənt]
(chemistry)
Possessing a valence of two.
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Reduction of low- and high-grade cervical abnormalities associated with high uptake of the HPV bivalent vaccine in Scotland.
Miniantibody: Bivalent (or bispecific) (scFv)2, so-called miniantibody, is produced by association of two scFv molecules through two modified dimerization domains.
These two developmentally crucial enzyme complexes function at the hub of mammalian development; by binding to the regulatory regions of bivalent genes, they regulate the intricate balance between self-renewal of stem and progenitor cells and the execution of cellular differentiation.
9) This form of logic boldly declines the simplification offered by two-valued, or bivalent, logic built on a foundation of true/false with an excluded middle.
2) DTIs are classified as either univalent or bivalent according to where they bind thrombin (see Figure 1).
The main advantage of the bivalent is that it is so effective against type 1 and type 3 poliovirus at the same time," Sutter told the Reuters news agency.
This ambivalence is rooted in the bivalent quality of the emotional economy itself.
5 million doses of bivalent oral polio vaccine are being used in the campaign, led by the Ministry of Public Health and supported by UNICEF and WHO.
Monovalent (against HPV 16), bivalent (against HPV 16, 18; Cervarix, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Rixensart, Belgium) and quadrivalent (against HPV 6, 11, 16, 18; Gardasil, Merck and Co.
The bivalent vaccine will be used in the pulse polio vaccination in Bihar first and will then be introduced in Uttar Pradesh.
Safety and immunogenicity of a reformulated Vietnamese bivalent killed, whole-cell, oral cholera vaccine in adults.