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  • adv. In an ectopic manner


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  • Thus even as a communion of churches, they exist as church "ectopically" as it were: authentic, and properly parts of the Church, but deficient by maintaining distance from an indispensable principle of communion, namely Rome.

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  • HoxD12 is expressed at the boundary of the ceca/colon, and mice that ectopically express HoxD12 fail to show budding of the cecum.

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  • Experimental teratocarcinomas may also be derived from ectopically transplanted embryos

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  • Furthermore, organ-selectivity is maintained in ectopically grafted tissues.

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  • One of many down-stream MYCN targets is miR-184, which is either directly or indirectly repressed by this transcription factor, possibly due to its pro-apoptotic effects when ectopically over-expressed in neuroblastoma cells.

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  • Consistent with results from a recent study of PINK1's topology when it is ectopically expressed

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  • To test if TaVRN2 can act as a flowering repressor in species different from the temperate cereals, the gene was ectopically expressed in the model plant

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  • Myc has also been recently recognized as an important regulator of "stemness" as it is able both to activate an embryonic stem cell-like transcriptional module and, when ectopically expressed, to increase the cancer stem cell fraction and enhance tumorigenicity

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  • After the cytokine-induced phosphorylation, both ectopically expressed and endogenous PAK1 proteins were promptly accumulated even in the condition of suppressing protein synthesis, suggesting the PAK1 protein is stabilized upon TNF-alpha stimulation.

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  • Mohajeri HM, Lipp HP, Schachner M (1998) Increased flexibility and selectivity in spatial learning of transgenic mice ectopically expressing the neural cell adhesion molecule L1 in astrocytes.

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