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wild type

[′wīld ‚tīp]
(genetics)
The most prevalent allele or character in the wild organism.
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At 0.01R of Azoxystrobin, complete cessation in nitrate uptakeby nrtA1 and nrtB110was recorded however78% reduction in nitrate uptake was observedfor wild type strain.Increase in concentration of Iprobenfos(up to 0.25R), increasedthe nitrate reductase activity in wild type while decreased the enzymatic activity bynrtA1 and nrtB110strains.
Measurement of ROS production in daf-16, hsf-1 and skn-1 mutants demonstrated that they have higher levels of reactive species than the wild type (Figure 3C).
They were compared with wild type by one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA).
The PA28 proteasome regulators were previously shown to be dramatically upregulated in the glomerular capillaries of Akita mouse model with chronic hyperglycemia for 8 months but not in the same age wild type nondiabetic mice [1].
Due to tumor heterogeneity, cancer biopsy samples typically contain a low abundance of mutated DNA in a high background of wild type DNA.
Additionally, we observed that the lack of Igf2as transcripts in placenta did not produce significant changes in Igf2 variants expression levels compared to wild type with the exception for Igf2 variant 3 at E16.
Molecular dynamics simulation of the wild type PMP22 protein and the most deleterious mutant to examine the molecular and structural basis of predicted disease-associated nsSNPs is performed.
The microarray analysis of gatifloxacin-resistant mutants [13124.sup.GR] and [NCTR.sup.gr] and their respective wild type was performed as previously described [21].
Using these populations, subsets were created on the basis of the therascreen KRAS test result: "KRAS evaluated," consisting of all patients who had KRAS status available; "KRAS wild type," consisting of "KRAS evaluated" who had KRAS wildtype tumors; "KRAS mutant," consisting of "KRAS evaluated" who had KRAS mutant tumors; and "KRAS not evaluated," consisting of all patients who had no KRAS status available.
The catalytic efficiencies of the modified substrates with wild type and T140A Esal mutants will be compared to determine if modified substrates could be utilized to conduct mechanistic studies on Esal enzyme.
niger University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) wild type strain and its seventeen mutants.
Especially, the expression of genes encoding superoxide dismutases and catalases increased in two weeks after hatching, and the DAF-16 protein was translocated to the nucleus in the AX-exposed wild type. These results suggest that AX protects the cell organelle mitochondria and nucleus of the nematode, resulting in a life span extension via an Ins/IGF-1 signaling pathway during normal aging, at least in part.