Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of replication; containing replication.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or causing replication

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Examples

  • It assumes that replicative templates are competing within replicative compartments, whose selective values depend on the internal template composition via a catalytic aid in replication and "metabolism".

    A Modest Proposal (By a Somewhat Modest Engineer)

  • Evolution (both cultural and molecular) simply favours short-term replicative prowess, which does not always correlate with the best long-term outcomes for an organism.

    A Den of Vipers

  • Each time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter, eventually causing the cell to reach a stage called replicative senescence, when it can no longer divide.

    Astragalus Root Can Prevent Telomere Shortening

  • Each time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter, eventually causing the cell to reach a stage called replicative senescence, when it can no longer divide.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Eventually, the critically shortened telomeres lead to exposure of the natural double-strand breaks at the ends of chromosomes, followed by activation of DNA damage responses and induction of ATM-dependent growth arrest, a process termed replicative senescence.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Cellular proliferation over the course of a lifetime coincides with a progressive loss of DNA from the ends of chromosomes, or telomeres, which culminates in a cessation of cell division known as replicative senescence

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Each time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter, eventually causing the cell to reach a stage called replicative senescence, when it can no longer divide.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Each time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter, eventually causing the cell to reach a stage called replicative senescence, when it can no longer divide.

    UCLA Newsroom: UCLA Newsroom

  • The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, arguably the world's leading think-tank on entrepreneurship, makes a fundamental distinction between "replicative" and

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • This is important because it is the innovative entrepreneurs who are the key to economic growth, since it is they, rather than the replicative entrepreneurs, who ensure that invention is put to effective use.

    Mike Green: Innovation Crisis in Black America Pt. 4: 20th vs 21st century ideology

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