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  • adj. Not cognate.
  • n. That which is not a cognate.


non- +‎ cognate (Wiktionary)


  • This hydrolysis of glutaminyl adenylate represents a novel reaction that is directly analogous to the pre-transfer editing hydrolysis of noncognate aminoacyl adenylates by editing synthetases such as isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase.

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  • They also read other sentences containing only noncognate words in Dutch.

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  • They also read other sen­tences containing only noncognate words in Dutch.

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  • Mitchison NA, O'Malley C (1987) Three-cell-type clusters of T cells with antigen-presenting cells best explain the epitope linkage and noncognate requirements of the in vivo cytolytic response.

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  • Nair DT, Wharton RP, Aggarwal AK (2008) Structures of human Pumilio with noncognate RNAs reveal molecular mechanisms for binding promiscuity.

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