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  • According to Reuters UK, stHIV-1 was created by removing the HIV version of a gene -- called a vif -- and inserting it into the simian immunodeficiency virus.

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  • Writing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists said in making the genetically engineered virus they removed the HIV version of a gene, known as vif, and inserted the SIV version.

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  • Potiron rouge vif d'Étampes - The most widely grown variety in France, with a dense orange flesh.

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  • Cinq ans après la loi de mars 2004 sur le voile à l'école, le problème de l'affichage de signes distinctifs religieux particulièrement voyants et attentatoires à la féminité – burqa ou niqab – suscite à nouveau un vif débat qui transcende largement le clivage droite-gauche.

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  • Now playing: Kenneth Gilbert - Air vif pour Zephire et la Rose (piece croisee)

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  • Il est plus beau, plus vif que le brun-rouge d'Angleterre: Selon les uns, c'est une terre calcinée; selon d'autres, dont je crois l'opinion fondée, c'est le colcothar ou caput mortuum des eaux fortes qu'on réduit en poudre fine, après avoir bien lavées.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Méthode pour teindre la soie en plusieurs nuances de rouge vif de cochenille, et autres couleurs.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • She'll dye her white hair rouge vif* or aubergine.

    coquille - French Word-A-Day

  • The festival book assures us that the face was "faict apres le vif & naturel," made from life; it goes into great detail describing the clothing that adorned it: a scarlet satin undershirt, a tunic ofazure satin embroidered with fleur de lys, a great royal coat of purple satin line with ermine, the collar of the Order of Saint Michael, and a red bonnet topped with a jeweled imperial crown.

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  • Je ne sais quoi plus vif et plus subtil encor ....

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