of or relating to a gene that is derived from RNA or complementary DNA, is inserted in reverse orientation into a strand of DNA, and is used in genetic engineering to regulate genetic expression of a trait.
antisense an·ti·sense (ān’tē-sěns’, ān’tī-)
Of, relating to, or being nucleotide sequences that mimic DNA sequences but cannot serve as a template for mRNA, thus serving to disrupt genetic replication.
Relating to a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to a sequence of messenger RNA. When antisense DNA or RNA is added to a cell, it binds to a specific messenger RNA molecule and inactivates it.
the state or quality of being sensitive; sensitiveness. Physiology. the ability of an organism or part of an organism to react to stimuli; irritability. degree of susceptibility to stimulation. Electricity. the ability of a radio device to react to incoming signals, expressed as the minimum input signal required to produce a specified output signal with […]
to render . Photography. to render (a film or the like) to light or other forms of radiant energy. Immunology. to render to an antigenic substance. to become sensitized. Historical Examples To sensitize, immerse the silk in a 20 grain solution of silver nitrate for about sixteen minutes. Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition Walter E. Woodbury […]
nature: the sensuality of Keats’s poetry. unrestrained indulgence in pleasures. lewdness; unchastity. Contemporary Examples The spring collection was intended to expound on the female body, sensuality and skin–but not nudity. Louis Vuitton, Chanel, McQueen Cap Paris Spring 2013 Fashion Week Shows Robin Givhan October 2, 2012 It is in no way my job to embody […]
perceived by or affecting the : the sensuous qualities of music. readily affected through the : a sensuous temperament. of or relating to sensible objects or to the . Contemporary Examples Her sensuous, penetrating paintings present an allegorical realm, where beauty is eternal and dreams come true. Julie Heffernan’s Earthly Delights Paul Laster June 24, […]