recaptor

recaptor

(riːˈkæptə)
n
1. formal someone who recaptures something that had been taken
2. (Law) a person who recovers family or property, etc by recaption
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Shaul said that the new molecule is a unique selective estrogen recaptor modulator (SERM).
These enzymes possess the ability to downregulate steroid activity by interacting with the glucocorticoid recaptors, which helps prevent an elevation in blood pressure for prolonged periods of time (6).
In The Schooner Adeline, (73) for example, the Court applied an act of Congress specifying the mode of valuing a ship's cargo in order to ascertain the amount that recaptors could recover as salvage.
The earlier statute, enacted by Congress on June 28, 1798, provided: That whenever any vessel the property of, or employed by any citizen of the United States, or person resident therein, or any goods or effects belonging to any such citizen or resident shall be re-captured by any public armed vessel of the United States, the same shall be restored to the former owner or owners, upon due proof, he or they paying and allowing, as and for salvage to the recaptors, one eighth part of the value of such vessel, goods and effects, free of all deductions and expenses.