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agonist

[′ag·ə‚nist]
(biochemistry)
A chemical substance that can combine with a cell receptor and cause a reaction or create an active site.
(physiology)
A contracting muscle that is resisted or counteracted by another muscle, called an antagonist, with which it is paired.
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Key LBD residues of PXR are required for BPA's agonistic activity.
A minority of researchers, however, have made use of agonistic models of democracy in their analysis of online blogs.
A final point of critique is that at various junctures Connolly falls short of the agonistic, self-reflective orientation which he has so carefully laid out for the past twenty years.
The first thing to do is educate yourself about dog body language so you can be aware of your dog's more subtle agonistic behaviors.
We did not find any relationship between LBP and the amount or frequency of training, the amount and characteristics of injuries or trauma, the type of training, the agonistic level, and the years of sport practice.
In the univariate models of the MANCOVA, time spent foraging (df = 2, F = 6.57, P = 0.002), moving (dr = 2, F = 11.86, P = 0.001), and in agonistic interactions (df= 2, F = 5.22, P = 0.008) varied significantly in relation to a temperature x mussel density x competition interaction.
Alligator Bioscience AB (STO:ATORX) announced on Wednesday that it has regained exclusive, worldwide rights from Janssen Biotech Inc to develop and commercialise the CD40 agonistic antibody, ADC-1013 (JNJ-64457107), its lead tumour-directed immunotherapy candidate, in phase I development for the treatment of metastatic cancer.
Get Report Sample Copy@ https://www.marketresearchhub.com/enquiry.php?type=S&repid=2438305 Nafarelin is a potent agonistic analog of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH).
Dutch architects label it the "agonistic" British model from the athletic contests of Ancient Greece
oerstedii demonstrated that receivers increase agonistic behaviors toward opponents with lighter-colored spots (i.e., increased total reflectance) or toward those with decreased ultraviolet (UV) reflectance (Franklin et al., 2016, 2017).
Data presented from ICONIC patients demonstrate the agonistic properties of JTX-2011.
At an annual shareholder meeting, he had said he was 'a bit agonistic' on whether the jobs of CEO and chair should be kept separate.