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a military element with a permanent organization and uniform composition that is organic to a larger subunit or military unit. A squad, platoon, company (battery or flight), and battalion (squadron) are all subunits unless they are separate.

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Kadenbach, "Selective removal of subunit VIb increases the activity of cytochrome c oxidase," Biochemistry, vol.
Firstly, the drug effect on subunit c might be mediated by an effect on the whole ATP complex.
Expressing CCT8 as the key subunit of the complex is sufficient to boost the assembly of the whole system.
(A) Homology analysis of G-protein subunit Galphaq (GNAQ) from different species.
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Interleukin-2 Receptor Subunit Alpha (IL-2 Receptor Subunit Alpha or TAC Antigen or p55 or CD25)
The pattern of expression of the [alpha]238305 subunit was determined using in situ hybridization on paraffin sections of adult polyps.
Since then, researchers have found that the rules governing T cell responses to an infectious agent are very different from the cell's response to a subunit vaccine.
When the researchers reduced the amount of the ss3 subunit in the beta cells in the diabetic mice, the Ca2+ signal normalized and thereby the release of insulin, resulting in better regulation of the blood glucose levels.
High molecular weight glutenin subunit composition of cultivars, germplasm, and parents of U.S.
Microscopic analysis of biofilms, performed to characterize the biomass present in each subunit (Figure 2), presented different phase contrast morphologies.
The European Commission has granted orphan drug designation to Soligenix's recombinant modified ricin toxin A-chain subunit (the active pharmaceutical ingredient in RiVax) for the prevention of ricin poisoning, it was reported on Monday.
Shewry, "Prolamin aggregation, gluten viscoelasticity, and mixing properties of transgenic wheat lines expressing 1ax and 1dx high molecular weight glutenin subunit transgenes," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.