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  • noun inorganic chemistry nitrogen trichloride when it was used as a bleaching agent and improving agent in flour

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  • noun a yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name Agene) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour

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  • If, in the evolution of the future, a third division of the human race is to be formed by subtracting sex from woman, -- a retrograde development, -- I venture to propose the term agene (+a+ without, +genos+ sex) as an appropriate designation for the new development.

    Sex in Education or, A Fair Chance for Girls

  • Take the anticancer drug Purinethol: A variant in agene called TPMT causes one in 300 childhood leukemia patients to suffer life-threatening side effects from the med.

    15th Anniversary: DNA-Customized Medicine Still Stuck in the Pipeline

  • And although there is almost certainly not agene, or even a handful of genes, that accounts for the transformation from the wolf to the dog, a study of the population genetics of the two species could potentially speak volumes about the origin and history of domestication.

    The Truth About Dogs

  • And although there is almost certainly not agene, or even a handful of genes, that accounts for the transformation from the wolf to the dog, a study of the population genetics of the two species could potentially speak volumes about the origin and history of domestication.

    The Truth About Dogs

  • And although there is almost certainly not agene, or even a handful of genes, that accounts for the transformation from the wolf to the dog, a study of the population genetics of the two species could potentially speak volumes about the origin and history of domestication.

    The Truth About Dogs

  • · binna {n} Burgan ⁊ butan ·  {10} swa ful ⁊ swa ford swa mine agene Wicneres hit sechan scolden · ⁊ ofer swa fele þeinas swa ich heom to {} leten habban.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • i {n} fangenesthiafes · ⁊ fleamene frimtha · ofer heore agene men

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

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