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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of ablative.

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Examples

  • In any case, what he found was that treating two different leukemia and lymphoma cell lines with ascorbate at those concentrations before treating them with chemotherapeutic agents, including mechanistically dissimilar agents such as doxorubicin, which intercalates with DNA and causes DNA breaks; methotrexate, which inhibits folate metabolism; cisplatin, which crosslinks DNA; vincristine, which interferes with microtubule function; and imatinib mesylate (better known by its trade name of Gleevec), a selective inhibitor of the activity of a protein called bcr-abl, which is the oncogene that plays a central role in the development of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).

    Adrian Monck

  • I get scared when the Republican Party comes to an AA defense, watch out your pocket is being picked! abl

    Palin calls for Obama to boycott climate change conference

  • In normal cells, the Bcr and abl genes existed separately; both were tightly regulated during cell division.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • When Lydon tested this panel of inhibitors on various kinases found in cells, he discovered that these molecules possessed specificity: one molecule might inhibit src and spare every other kinase, while another might block abl and spare src.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • When Lydon tested this panel of inhibitors on various kinases found in cells, he discovered that these molecules possessed specificity: one molecule might inhibit src and spare every other kinase, while another might block abl and spare src.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • In normal cells, the Bcr and abl genes existed separately; both were tightly regulated during cell division.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • We are not looking for a fire sale ... if we are not abl

    Shell's Net Increases 57%

  • In normal cells, the Bcr and abl genes existed separately; both were tightly regulated during cell division.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • We are not looking for a fire sale ... if we are not abl

    Shell's Net Increases 57%

  • When Lydon tested this panel of inhibitors on various kinases found in cells, he discovered that these molecules possessed specificity: one molecule might inhibit src and spare every other kinase, while another might block abl and spare src.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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