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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Environmentally Sensitive Area Scheme

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 81 words.

The first main *agri-environment scheme, introduced across the UK in 1986. They were designated areas within which farmers could voluntarily participate in a ten-year management agreement...

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sensitive ratio

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 18 words.

The ratio between the shear strength of an undisturbed sample and a disturbed sample of soil.

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A biomimetic and pH-sensitive polymeric micelle as carrier for paclitaxel delivery

Boxuan Ma, Weihua Zhuang, Gongyan Liu and Yunbing Wang.

in Regenerative Biomaterials

February 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine; Biological Engineering; Materials Science. 4367 words.

Abstract

As nano-scale drug delivery systems, smart micelles that are sensitive to specific biological environment and allowed for target site-triggered drug...

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Catchment Sensitive Farming

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 80 words.

An initiative developed and run by *Natural England in England, and by the equivalent government bodies in the devolved countries within the UK. It focuses on targeted areas that are...

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touch-sensitive keyboard

Andrew Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 5 words.

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velocity-sensitive keyboard

Andrew Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 36 words.

A keyboard on an electronic musical instrument where the velocity at which keys are depressed and released can be used to control ...

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Sensitive, nonradioactive assay of phosphorylase kinase through measurement of enhanced phosphorylase activity towards fluorogenic dextrin

Daichi Miyagawa, Yasushi Makino and Masaaki Sato.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

February 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5177 words.

Glycogen phosphorylase (GP) exists in two interconvertible forms, GPa (phosphorylated form, high activity) and GPb (nonphosphorylated form, low activity). Phosphorylase kinase (PhK)...

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Identification of Helicobacter pylori and the cagA genotype in gastric biopsies using highly sensitive real-time PCR as a new diagnostic tool

Shiho Yamazaki, Shunji Kato, Norio Matsukura, Masahiro Ohtani, Yoshiyuki Ito, Hiroyuki Suto, Yukinao Yamazaki, Akiyo Yamakawa, Shinkan Tokudome, Hideaki Higashi, Masanori Hatakeyama and Takeshi Azuma.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

June 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4249 words.

Abstract

The CagA protein is one of the virulence factors of Helicobacter pylori, and two major subtypes of CagA have been observed, the Western and East...

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BEN3/BIG2 ARF GEF is Involved in Brefeldin A-Sensitive Trafficking at the trans-Golgi Network/Early Endosome in Arabidopsis thaliana

Saeko Kitakura, Maciek Adamowski, Yuki Matsuura, Luca Santuari, Hirotaka Kouno, Kohei Arima, Christian S Hardtke, Jiř� Friml, Tatsuo Kakimoto and Hirokazu Tanaka.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 7020 words.

Abstract

Membrane traffic at the trans-Golgi network (TGN) is crucial for correctly distributing various membrane proteins to their destination. Polarly...

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Experimental murine mycotic mastitis: a sensitive and lenient model for studies of antifungal chemotherapy

Faisal A. Guhad, Henrik E. Jensen and Jann Hau.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

November 1999; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2472 words.

Abstract

The murine model of mycotic mastitis was used to study the efficacy of amphotericin B (AmB). Twenty-four BALB/cJ mice at the fifth day of lactation...

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A rapid and sensitive colorimetric measurement of antibiotic efficacy against Escherichia coli in vitro

Xiaojie Chang, Yingchao Xu and Chang Liu.

Edited by Laura Bowater.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 3542 words.

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The method that prussian blue (PB) as an indicator for detecting the acute efficacy of the antibiotics in vitro has a potential applied in clinical diagnoses and...

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epilimnion

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 9 words.

The uppermost temperature-sensitive water layer of a lake.

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vibromixer

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 53 words.

A type of low shear mixer used to mix shear-sensitive biological reactions and polymer solutions. It consists of a disc with a conical perforation, perpendicularly ...

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radiography

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 80 words.

A process that produces an image on a sensitive plate or film by X-rays or other ionizing radiation. As well as being used in medicine and surgery, it is used as a ...

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vacuum drying

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 57 words.

The use of a vacuum for drying foods that are sensitive to temperature. Using a vacuum of 1 to 70 torr (133 to 9,333 Pa) lowers the temperature for vaporization of the moisture in the...

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evaporator

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 121 words.

A heat exchanger device used to concentrate a solution by boiling. The solution is heated until vapour is released and removed, leaving behind a more concentrated solution. A drying...

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freeze drying

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 150 words.

A process used to remove a solvent by sublimation from the frozen state. The process is used to preserve or extend the shelf-life of heat-sensitive mater-ials by removing the water (i.e...

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neutron scattering

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 105 words.

An analytical technique used to examine the properties of materials at the atomic scale. It involves emitting neutrons from a radioactive source and directed into a substance being...

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ultrasonic flow meter

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 103 words.

A type of non-intrusive flow meter used to measure the velocity of a fluid flowing in pipes and open channels. It uses the principle of ultrasound in which an ultrasonic signal is passed...

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cocurrent flow

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 90 words.

An arrangement in which the flows of two separate process streams are fed into a process in the same direction for the purpose of carrying out heat and mass transfer. It is typically used...

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