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  • v. Present participle of uncouple.
  • n. The act by which persons or things are uncoupled.


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  • “What we’re uncoupling is the process of burning energy from storing energy,” said Dr. Clay Semenkovich of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri whose research appears in the journal Cell Metabolism.

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  • The omega-3s produce a protein known as uncoupling protein 3, which uncouples oxidative phosphorylation.

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  • Omega-3s produce a protein known as uncoupling protein 3, which uncouples oxidative phosphorylation.

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  • The mitochondria in brown fat contain a protein called uncoupling protein, which short-circuits the mitochondrial battery, releasing the battery's energy as heat before ATP can capture it.

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  • A major factor is a protein called uncoupling protein-1 (UCP-1).

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  • I'd go so far as to to say that the notion of uncoupling the voice of neutrality in order to voice cultural interpretation as partial, constructed, contestable is infact the very thing that the 'new museology' is built on!

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  • For bin Laden it was the most transformative event of his life, uncoupling him from his tranquil domestic life of work and family in Saudi Arabia, and launching him into what would become a full-time job helping the Afghan resistance.

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  • "A number of our ticketing strategies are working," said VanDerSnick, noting ISC also has added payment plans while also uncoupling tickets for some track's full seasons.

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  • The mitochondria in brown fat, however, contain a protein called thermogenin (or uncoupling protein 1), which causes energy to dissipate as heat.

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  • On such anecdotal evidence as this, then, it looks as though uncoupling gender stereotypes from reading is a lost cause.

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