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Defense Mechanisms definition: Unconscious process used by an individual or a group of individuals in order to cope with impulses, feelings or ideas which are not acceptable at their conscious level; various types include reaction formation, projection and self reversal.
psychological defense mechanism definition: mental processes, usually unconscious, used by individuals to cope with impulses, feelings, or ideas which are unacceptable at the conscious level.
Displacement (Psychology) definition: The process by which an emotional or behavioral response that is appropriate for one situation appears in another situation for which it is inappropriate.
dosage compensation definition: Compensating for the two-fold variation in X:autosome chromosome ratios between sexes by a global activation or inactivation of all, or most of, genes on one or both of the X chromosomes. [GOC:ems, ISBN:0140512888, PMID:11498577]
Dosage Compensation, Genetic definition: Genetic mechanisms that allow GENES to be expressed at a similar level irrespective of their GENE DOSAGE. This term is usually used in discussing genes that lie on the SEX CHROMOSOMES. Because the sex chromosomes are only partially homologous, there is a different copy number, i.e., dosage, of these genes in males vs. females. In DROSOPHILA, dosage compensation is accomplished by hypertranscription of genes located on the X CHROMOSOME. In mammals, dosage compensation of X chromosome genes is accomplished by random X CHROMOSOME INACTIVATION of one of the two X chromosomes in the female.
Identification (Psychology) definition: A process by which an individual unconsciously endeavors to pattern himself after another. This process is also important in the development of the personality, particularly the superego or conscience, which is modeled largely on the behavior of adult significant others.
psychological identification definition: process by which an individual unconsciously endeavors to pattern himself after another; this process is also important in the development of the personality, particularly the superego or conscience, which is modeled largely on the behavior of adult significant others.
Neuroimmunomodulation definition: The biochemical and electrophysiological interactions between the NERVOUS SYSTEM and IMMUNE SYSTEM that result in regulation of the immune system by the nervous system.
neuroimmunomodulation definition: basic studies, including behavioral, on interaction between the nervous and immune systems.
Pharmacokinetics definition: Dynamic and kinetic mechanisms of exogenous chemical and drug ABSORPTION; BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT; TISSUE DISTRIBUTION; BIOTRANSFORMATION; elimination; and TOXICOLOGY as a function of dosage, and rate of METABOLISM. It includes toxicokinetics, the pharmacokinetic mechanism of the toxic effects of a substance. ADME and ADMET are short-hand abbreviations for absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination and toxicology.
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Werk definition: [1] die Tätigkeit des Arbeitens an einer (umfangreichen) Sache [2] (größere) Schöpfung eines Künstlers oder Kreativen [3] Betriebsstätte, an der Produkte industriell hergestellt oder bearbeitet werden [4] Getriebe, Mechanismus oder System einer Maschine [5] Ergebnis einer Produktion
Mechanismus definition: [1] System von Elementen, die in festgelegter, vorhersehbarer Weise zusammenwirken [2] Technik: Komplex von Bauelementen, bei dem die Bewegung eines Teils die Bewegung anderer hervorruft
 
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mécanisme definition: Structure d’un organisme naturel ou artificiel en tant que combination animée de ses parties.
mécanisme definition: Moteur, partie mobile et active d'un ensemble, pièces qui assurent le fonctionnement d’une machine.
mécanisme definition: Structure des éléments de la parole, arrangement des mots et des phrases.
mécanisme definition: Structure de la phrase musicale.
mécanisme definition: Doctrine d’après laquelle tout s’explique dans l’univers par les seules propriétés mécaniques de la matière.
dispositif definition: Partie d’une loi, d’un édit, d’un jugement, d’une ordonnance, d’un décret, d’un arrêté, d’un arrêt, etc., qui en contient la décision et les dispositions pratiques, par opposition au préambule, aux motifs, etc.
dispositif definition: Toute manière de disposer les différentes parties d’un appareil ou des travaux exécutés en vue d’une exploitation de carrière, de mine, etc.
 
Publications
 

Inflammatory pathways in the mechanism of parturition

Jane E Norman et al.

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth , 01 Jun 2007

A Conserved Mechanism for Sulfonucleotide Reduction

Kate S Carroll et al.

PLoS Biology , 01 Aug 2005

Exploring the mechanism of tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase

Sarah J. Thackray et al.

Biochemical Society Transactions , 01 Dec 2008

Mechanism-based predictions of interactions.

F Oesch et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Nov 1994

Mechanism of action of 5-arninosalicylic acid

N. A. Punchard et al.

Mediators of Inflammation , 1992

On the mechanism of the modular primer effect.

A D Beskin et al.

Nucleic Acids Research , 11 Aug 1995

A LIKELY MECHANISM FOR HEADACHE OF CERVICOGENIC ORIGIN

John W. Reggars

COMSIG review , 01 Nov 1992

The reaction mechanism of N-benzoylimidazole with ribonucleotides.

Y Wang et al.

Nucleic Acids Research , 26 May 1987

Mechanism of action of toxic halogenated aromatics.

A E Vickers et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Feb 1985

Probing the mechanism of recognition of ssDNA by the Cdc13-DBD

Aimee M. Eldridge et al.

Nucleic Acids Research , 01 Mar 2008

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