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native state

[¦nād·iv ¦stāt]
(cell and molecular biology)
The folded protein configuration that is maintained through noncovalent interactions such as hydrophobic interactions, electrostatic interactions, and hydrogen bonds.
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Martha might have been the wife of a man who sat among the senators of his native state, and Adam could have won the hand, as he had unintentionally won the heart, of a rich and comely widow.
What a situation, now, for a patriotic senator, that had been all the week before spurring up the legislature of his native state to pass more stringent resolutions against escaping fugitives, their harborers and abettors!
Our good senator in his native state had not been exceeded by any of his brethren at Washington, in the sort of eloquence which has won for them immortal renown
I am endowed with an excellent sense of direction, which has been greatly perfected by the years I have spent in the mountains and upon the plains and deserts of my native state, so that it was with little or no difficulty that I found my way back to the hut in which I had left Ajor.
He repaid them in kind with large extracts from his invaluable author, Cotton Mather, and added many marvellous events that had taken place in his native State of Connecticut, and fearful sights which he had seen in his nightly walks about Sleepy Hollow.
There was once a man in India who was Prime Minister of one of the semi-independent native States in the north-western part of the country.
Very few native States take up English progress altogether, for they will not believe, as Purun Dass showed he did, that what was good for the Englishman must be twice as good for the Asiatic.
Here are discussed by courtesans the things which are supposed to be profoundest secrets of the India Council; and here gather all the sub-sub-agents of half the Native States.
Begum Habibullah was often seen as a pioneer in women's empowerment, especially in her native state.
An estimated 620,000 Rohingya men, women and children have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following persecution from the Burmese military in their native state of Rakhine.
Volunteers took advantage of perfect planting conditions Saturday to advance Libertyville Townships project to restore farm land to its native state.
Some of the strongest advocates of protecting the lands and waters of my native state traditionally have been the woodsmen, hunters, farmers and fishermen of that land.