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ligation

[lī′gā·shən]
(medicine)
Surgical tying of vessels or ducts with a ligature.
(cell and molecular biology)
The process of joining two adjacent nitrogenous bases separated by a nick in one strand of a deoxyribonucleic acid duplex or of two linear nucleic acid molecules.
Formation of a phosphodiester bond to join adjacent nucleotides in the same nucleic acid chain.
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The exclusion criteria were women who underwent hysterectomy for causes of nonabnormal uterine bleeding, presence of leiomyomas (intramural or submucosal) or adenomyosis in pathology findings, coagulopathies and tubal ligation with non-Parkland method.
Two of these patients had presented following head trauma, and their epistaxis was subsequently controlled with anterior ethmoidal artery ligation performed via an external approach.
Conclusions: Rubber band ligation is a rapid and safe non operative procedure for treating 1st, 2nd and early 3rd degree haemorrhoids on out patient basis.
In support of the idea of targeted inhibition of Ape1 in vivo, we found that Cd(II), Fe(II), and Pb(II) [but not As(III), Co(II), or Ni(II)] specifically inhibited AP endonuclease activity in whole-cell extracts but did not dramatically affect other steps of repair, such as single nucleotide gap-filling, 5'-flap endonuclease, and nick ligation activities (Figure 5).
The merger requires all three hospitals to stop performing abortions, tubal ligations, vasectomies, and contraceptive counseling.
In time, this ligation technique will help scientists probe enzyme function.
Material and Methods: All patients of esophageal varices due to any underlying pathology requiring esophageal variceal band ligation (EVBL) were included in this study.
The internal iliac artery ligation was pioneered by Harward Kelly.
Objective: To assess and compare the relative efficacy of silk ligation and diathermy coagulation techniques in controlling bleeding during tonsillectomy in the first 24 hours.
Nonetheless, this technique still encompasses major limitations that has prevented its application to virtually all proteins, such as the requirement of N-terminal Cys peptides and low yield in bulky ligation sites.
Modules are available for each step in the library preparation protocol including end repair, adenylation, ligation and PCR.
It can be treated with cautery, nasal tamponade or, in rare cases, vessel ligation or embolization.