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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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According to the terms of the contract, Merck will acquire IOmet through a subsidiary, including IOmet's comprehensive pre-clinical pipeline of IDO (indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase 1), TDO (tryptophan-2,3-dioxygenase), and dual-acting IDO/TDO inhibitors, rate-limiting enzymes in the pathway that metabolises the essential amino acid tryptophan, and which have emerged as key targets for the pharmaceutical industry in the cancer immunotherapy field.
IDO1 and TDO, the rate-limiting enzymes in the pathway that metabolizes the necessary amino acid tryptophan, have emerged as key targets for the pharmaceutical industry in the cancer immunotherapy field.
IDO1 and TDO, the rate-limiting enzymes in the pathway that metabolizes the essential amino acid tryptophan, have emerged as key targets for the pharmaceutical industry in the cancer immunotherapy field.

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