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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pronucleus
  • adj. pro-nuclear

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a pronucleus, or having its character.


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  • One of the methods, known as pronuclear transfer and being developed by scientists at Britain's Newcastle University, swaps DNA between two fertilized human eggs.

    The Full Feed from

  • HIGASHIDORI, Japan—Japan's troubled nuclear-energy industry faces its first major ballot-box test since the Fukushima Daiichi accident, in the northern prefecture of Aomori on Sunday, when voters choose between a conservative pronuclear governor seeking a third term and a challenger who wants to freeze all existing plans for new facilities.

    Japan Poll Hinges on Nuclear Policy

  • I watched in September 2005 as they sought to maximize news impact by waiting for hours until live TV cameras were rolling before staging a pronuclear rally in front of the British Embassy.89 Ready-for-camera vitriol was spewed; U.S., British, and Israeli flags were burned; some of the hundreds of protesters gathered buckets full of stones.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • Efforts to genetically modify large animals have been hindered by the fact that the two methods currently used to effect it, somatic cell nuclear transfer or pronuclear injection, are costly, inefficient, difficult, and carry a risk of producing abnormal offspring.

    Genetic modification of large animals just got easier

  • A lot of Americans are not wildly pronuclear and thought the U.S. may have overreacted in past years in its very heavy-handed treatment of New Zealand.

    The Presidents Press Conference

  • RLI scientists constantly achieve over 20% of transgenic rates via DNA and/or RNA pronuclear injection in rabbits.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • The pronuclear dump crowd must be avid subscribers to my e-mail newsletter "RalstonFlash."

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Americans are far more pronuclear and willing to trust flu experts than Europeans, and much less concerned about genetically modified crops, according to a survey by Scientific American and the journal Nature. Top Stories

  • DFL candidate for governor Mark Dayton did not join the pronuclear chorus, but his running mate, state Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon, authored legislation to lift the ban that almost passed last session. rss feed

  • This proposal is also dubious political strategy because it provides huge subsidies for nuclear power without securing the support of pronuclear senators for comprehensive, bipartisan global warming pollution reduction legislation.

    Center for American Progress Action Fund


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