relative quantity

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Noun1.relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
enough, sufficiency - an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
normality, N - (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
absolute majority, majority - (elections) more than half of the votes
relative majority, plurality - (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)
goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo, aught, cypher, cipher - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
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Expression is represented as the normalized relative quantity (NRQ) of a target gene's expression with respect to the two reference genes: HvActin and HvGAPDH.
Recall that the identification strategy associates innovations in the relative quantity of non-traded goods ([Y.sup.N]/[Y.sup.H]) as relative demand shocks and innovations in the relative price of non-traded goods ([P.sup.N]/[P.sup.T]) as relative supply shocks.
Relative quantity of Ki-67-positive cells (%) [+ or -] SD is shown (b) (p = 0.43).
In other words, the overall jump in the OER weight in December 1986 reflects a considerable increase in the relative quantity of OER, an increase that began in the 1970s.
[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: NF1, neurofibromatosis type 1; dNF, dermal neurofibroma; REP, low-copy repeat; MPNST, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor; SC, Schwann cell; FISH, fluorescence in situ hybridization; MLPA, multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification; SNP, single-nucleotide polymorphism; qPCR, quantitative real-time PCR; UPL, Universal ProbeLibrary (Roche); LDR, linear dynamic range; LINE, long interspersed repeat element; L1PA, LINE in the L1 family; Cq, quantification cycle; RQ, relative quantity; NRQ, normalized relative quantity; NF, normalization factor; RCN, relative copy number; RF, rescaling factor; MMPA, microsatellite multiplex PCR analysis; MIQE, minimum information for publication of quantitative real-time PCR experiments.
where Q = relative quantity, P = relative price, IR = informational reinforcement, and UR = utilitarian reinforcement.
Then the relative quantity of turns of single coil of two-layer winding
In Western blotting, the determination of relative quantity of rE7, rNT-gp96 and rCT-gp96 bands showed considerable difference between patient and control serum samples.

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