(v. t. & i.) To have an opinion; to judge; to think; to suppose.
(1) In addition to oncogenes, the transferred DNA contains genes that direct the synthesis and exudation of opines, which are used as nutrients by the bacteria.
(2) When last week’s scandal broke, Tesco chair Sir Richard Broadbent airily opined: “Things are always unnoticed until they are noticed.” He forgot to mention that that goes double if people are paid to turn a blind eye.
(3) "Good stuff this from City as they're effectively playing with ten men," opines Paul Ruffley.
(4) This clone also was found to be incompatible with pAtK84b, a large plasmid encoding opine catabolism present in A. radiobacter strain K84.
(5) But the crowd at Bob Jones University did not seem to care for the journalism of the New York Times, or that Cruz senior has recently said that LGBT activists will try to “legalise pedophilia”, that it is “ appalling ” that Houston has a gay mayor, and that he has opined that President Obama is an “outright Marxist” who should go “back to Kenya” .
(6) Over on Sky News the editor of Majesty magazine felt forced to opine that he was “ not a good picker of people ”.
(7) The production of opines is a natural example of genetic engineering of the biosynthetic machinery of plant cells for the benefit of the bacterial pathogen.
(8) This is an Islamist who shakes hands with unveiled women and opines that Christians often have more self-respect than Muslims.
(9) We constructed cassettes which contained either the putative transport genes only or the complete occ or noc region; all constructs, however, included the elements necessary for opine-induced expression of the genes (the regulatory gene and the inducible promoters).
(10) Strains MBA209 and NA513 utilized mannopine and mannopinic acid, but not the other two mannityl opines.
(11) They opine that this function is of secondary importance except for the frontal and internal occipital pillars.
(12) "Hiddink should stop sticking his head up other players' arses," opined Davids to one foreign journalist afterwards.
(13) Ti plasmids of Agrobacterium tumefaciens are conjugal elements whose transfer is induced by certain opines secreted from crown galls.
(14) His elevation as a Conservative folk hero stalled after he opined on whether the "Negro" shouldn't be back in chains.
(15) Before you know it anyone who wants to be considered serious is opining that the country is "obviously insolvent".
(16) "It was the second time hosting the Academy Awards for Ellen DeGeneres, whose first stint as host in 2007 was one of the decade's best," he opined.
(17) In his letter delivering the cut to Sue Campbell , chair of the Youth Sport Trust, Gove opined that, while he recognised schools have "increased participation" of children in PE, the number playing competitive sport "has remained disappointingly low".
(18) Opine synthase activities were also observed in homogenates made from these tumors.
(19) Other compounds include specific monosaccharides and acidic environments which potentiate vir gene induction, acidic polysaccharides which induce one or more chromosomal genes, and a family of compounds called opines which are released from tumorous plant cells to the bacteria as nutrient sources.
(20) The enzyme catalyzed a reversible oxidation-reduction reaction of opine-type secondary amine dicarboxylic acids.
(a.) Stiff in opinion; firmly or unduly adhering to one's own opinion or to preconceived notions; obstinate in opinion.
(1) Without medication atypical ventricular tachycardia develops, in the author's opinion, most probably when bradycardia has persisted for a prolonged period.
(2) For some time now, public opinion polls have revealed Americans' strong preference to live in comparatively small cities, towns, and rural areas rather than in large cities.
(3) One thing seems to be noteworthy in their opinion: the bacterial resistance of the germs isolated from the urine is bigger than the one of the germs isolated from the respiratory apparatus.
(4) In self-opinions on own appearance the children mentioned teeth as a feature which they would like to change as first.
(5) True, Syria subsequently disarmed itself of chemical weapons, but this was after the climbdown on bombing had shown western public opinion had no appetite for another war of choice.
(6) In our opinion, a carcinologically "malignant" metastatic myxoma remains a questionable pathological entity.
(7) It can feel as though an official opinion has been issued.
(8) Although individual IRB chairpersons and oncology investigators may have important differences of opinion concerning the ethics of phase I trials, these disagreements do not represent a widespread area of ethical conflict in clinical research.
(9) However, controversy and differing opinions about the disbursement of contraceptives remains.
(10) In his notorious 1835 Minute on Education , Lord Macaulay articulated the classic reason for teaching English, but only to a small minority of Indians: “We must do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern; a class of persons, Indians in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinions, in morals and in intellect.” The language was taught to a few to serve as intermediaries between the rulers and the ruled.
(11) The authors are of the opinion that the processes occurring in the neighbourhood of the traumatic skin wound can be influenced and that regeneration can be regulated.
(12) In this way, we tried to find out how the patients experience the treatment and stay on the Unit, what is most helpful in solving their problems and what are, in their opinion, the direct gains of hospitalization.
(13) Twellman has steadily grown in confidence as he settles into his role, though whether as a player or as an advocate he was never shy about voicing his opinions.
(14) He told FA.com: “In my opinion, we were worthy winners.
(15) But under Comey’s FBI, the agency has continued to disregard the justice department’s legal opinion, and to this day, demands tech companies hand it all sorts of data under due-process free National Security Letters.
(16) The current opinion, based on different clinical tests, is that parasympathetic impairment occurs earlier in autonomic dysfunctions.
(17) In our opinion, this is the first case of that condition reported in this country.
(18) Piccoli followed that up with an opinion piece for Fairfax Media on Thursday in which said the SES model never applied to public schools and was not properly targeted to student needs.
(19) After presenting some incontestable facts of CSF-physiology the actual and quite controversial opinions on ventricular and extraventricular sources of CSF as well as the mechanism of CSF-absorption are discussed.
(20) Mark Rasch, a cyber crime expert quoted by the FT, meanwhile said recent events have been “a serious and devastating attack to [Sony’s] reputation and image”, and his opinion is played out by a new YouGov poll into the public perception of Sony’s brand.