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  • v. Present participle of ligate.


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  • So they extended each read by five more bases by adding an additional step, namely ligating on an unlabeled five-base fragment before performing the labeled ligation.

    Ars Technica

  • Finally, the description of the patient ligating their own colonic vein, which is virtually impossible without the artery as well, thus requiring a colon resection from the subsequent ischemia is far more fantasy than any reality.

    The Cabinet of Curiosities (2002)

  • As far as the brackets, the self ligating and the traditional are comparable.

    Orthodontics (Braces)

  • The self ligating bracket provides some advantage in this area.

    Self Ligating Orthodontic Brackets

  • Recently, self ligating orthodontic brackets have become more popular.

    Self Ligating Orthodontic Brackets

  • We have recently switched to the self ligating ones because they tend to be easier to clean and the appointment time is reduced --easier/quicker to change out wires, etc., so less time sitting thee with your mouth open.

    Orthodontics (Braces)

  • In conclusion, self-ligating brackets showed reduced frictional resistance in comparison to steel ligated brackets only under certain conditions.

    Self Ligating Orthodontic Brackets

  • This ex-vivo study compared the static frictional resistance of three self-ligating brackets with a conventional steel-ligated Ultratrimm bracket.

    Self Ligating Orthodontic Brackets

  • Also, 1 uses traditional braces while the other uses self-ligating braces.

    Orthodontics (Braces)

  • Having read this article, the idea presented itself that by ligating the duct and allowing time for the degeneration of the acinus cells,

    Frederick G. Banting - Nobel Lecture


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