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insertion

1. Anatomy the point or manner of attachment of a muscle to the bone that it moves
2. Botany the manner or point of attachment of one part to another

insertion

[in′sər·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
(anatomy)
The point at which a muscle is attached to a bone that moves when the muscle contracts; it is the distal end of the muscle.
(cell and molecular biology)
The addition of an extranumerary base pair to double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid; causes errors in transcription.
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The aim of this study was to investigate PERV insertional variations in different pig breeds using 11 selected PERV loci from Korean native pig (KNP) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) miniature pig bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) libraries.
This potential risk may stem from several reasons, including the oncogenic factor c-Myc, and the random integration into the cell's DNA of the virus that is used to carry the transcription factors -- a process known as insertional oncogenesis.
1 cm using specialised non-stretchable measuring tapes (Zerfuss insertional tapes, Ross Ltd, USA) [14].
Frequent provirus insertional mutagenesis of Notch1 in thymomas of MMTVD/myc transgenic mice suggests a collaboration of c-myc and Notch1 for oncogenesis.
Partial thickness, articular-sided RC tears involving the insertional fibers of the anterior-most aspect of the supraspinatus (Figure 5), sometimes referred to as rim-rents, are very common tears, but they are easily overlooked.
25) In a linker scanning mutagenesis study, insertional substitutions of amino acid positions 373-379 severely impaired cholesterol ester transfer activity without dramatic impairment of secretion.
Initial electromyography (EMG) of the bilateral lower limbs and left upper limb revealed insertional abnormalities in the form of positive sharp waves, resting fasciculation potentials, and some fibrillation potentials.
Subsequently, WGS of DNA isolated from her initial leukemic bone marrow aspirate and from her skin biopsy obtained when the patient was in remission led to the identification of a novel insertional translocation on chromosome 17 that produced a pathogenic fusion of the PML (promyelocytic leukemia) and RARA (retinoic acid receptor, alpha) genes (i.
Insertional tendonosis without spurring shows improvement as well.
Genome-wide insertional mutagenesis of Arabidopsis thaliana.
High-energy extracorporeal shock wave therapy as a treatment for insertional Achilles tendinopathy.