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wild type

n.
The typical form of an organism, strain, gene, or characteristic as it occurs in nature, as distinguished from mutant forms.
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wild type

n
(Biology) biology the typical form of a species of organism resulting from breeding under natural conditions
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wild′ type`


n.
1. an organism having an appearance that is characteristic of the species in a natural breeding population.
2. the form or forms of a gene commonly occurring in nature in a given species.
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Stephen Heitner, M.D., director of the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy clinic at the Oregon Health & Science University, presented these findings in an oral presentation entitled "AG10 Consistently Stabilizes Transthyretin to a High Level in Both Wild Type and Mutant Amyloid Cardiomyopathy: Responder Analyses From a Phase 2 Clinical Trial".
Genotyping of 582 cases tested between January 2015 and November 2016 showed that 43 percent were wild type. Another 27 percent cases were mutant (resistant) and 30 percent had an indeterminate genotype.
Recent evidence suggests a role for HFE (wild type) in antigen processing and presentation in humans (26, 28).
At0.25R of Iprobenfos, approximately 82%, 85%, 76% growth inhibition was observed by wild type, nrtA1 and nrtB110respectively.
Control MG132 UACR Wild type 25.21 [+ or -] 3.12 24.81 [+ or -]3.12 Nrf2-KO 27.81 [+ or -] 3.76 27.32 [+ or -] 3.89 Blood glucose Wild type 98.89 [+ or -] 10.32 100.65 [+ or -] 11.20 Nrf2-KO 100.74 [+ or -] 12.32 96.15 [+ or -] 10.86 Body weight Wild type 19.65 [+ or -] 2.06 19.52 [+ or -]2.16 Nrf2-KO 18.96 [+ or -] 1.96 19.32 [+ or -]2.12 DM DM/MG132 UACR Wild type 28.65 [+ or -] 5.64 29.23 [+ or -] 5.87 Nrf2-KO 31.23 [+ or -] 5.92 30.89 [+ or -] 6.03 Blood glucose Wild type 280.46 [+ or -] 32.23 * 290.85 [+ or -] 35.03 * Nrf2-KO 295.21 [+ or -] 35.23 * 289.75 [+ or -] 34.98 * Body weight Wild type 19.32 [+ or -] 1.99 19.61 [+ or -]2.03 Nrf2-KO 19.45 [+ or -] 2.15 19.1 [+ or -]2.2 Notes.
Vectibix is an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) antagonist approved in India for the treatment of adult patients with wild-type KRAS metastatic colorectal cancer (m-CRC) as first line treatment as monotherapy following disease progression, in wild type RAS m-CRC as first-line combination with FOLFOX and in second line in combination with FOLFIRI after prior treatment with fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy (excluding irinotecan), added the company.
The mutant assays were conducted using the concentration that was deemed most effective in increasing survival (in wild type).
Typhi TolC as an important bacterial virulence mechanism such as the invasion of human macrophages, biofilm formation, and maintenance of the membrane integrity of the bacteria in comparison with that the wild type. Two kanamycin resistant gene knockout tolC mutants ([DELTA]tolC) of S.
It has involved the extensive use of both the live attenuated vaccines that can revert to a wild type phenotype, and inactivated polio vaccines (IPV) whose production in the main currently requires the growth of very large amounts of virulent wild type poliovirus," they explain, noting that the vaccines are therefore a possible source for re-emergence of poliomyelitis following eradication (PLoS Pathog.
To understand the role of PA28[alpha]/[beta] genes in development of DN and DR, Pa28[alpha][beta]DKO mice were tested and their physiological and biometric indices were compared with STZ-induced diabetic wild type mice.
However, this sensitivity is not suited to all situations; for example, it is not suited to the detection of a few mutated DNA copies in a great excess of normal (wild type) DNA.
The expression of these genes is studied in wild type placentas and in [DELTA]DMR1-U2 placentas which are lacking Igf2 P0 and Igf2as expression.