(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.
(n.) The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time.
(n.) Rank; condition; quality; as, the state of honor.
(n.) Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.
(n.) Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp.
(n.) A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.
(n.) Estate, possession.
(n.) A person of high rank.
(n.) Any body of men united by profession, or constituting a community of a particular character; as, the civil and ecclesiastical states, or the lords spiritual and temporal and the commons, in Great Britain. Cf. Estate, n., 6.
(n.) The principal persons in a government.
(n.) The bodies that constitute the legislature of a country; as, the States-general of Holland.
(n.) A form of government which is not monarchial, as a republic.
(n.) A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people who are united one government, whatever may be the form of the government; a nation.
(n.) In the United States, one of the commonwealth, or bodies politic, the people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stands in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealth, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.
(n.) Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating of a disease; height; acme.
(a.) Belonging to the state, or body politic; public.
(v. t.) To set; to settle; to establish.
(v. t.) To express the particulars of; to set down in detail or in gross; to represent fully in words; to narrate; to recite; as, to state the facts of a case, one's opinion, etc.
(n.) A statement; also, a document containing a statement.
(1) All rats were examined in the conscious, unrestrained state 12 wk after induction of diabetes or acidified saline (pH 4.5) injection.
(2) One hundred and twenty-seven states have said with common voice that their security is directly threatened by the 15,000 nuclear weapons that exist in the arsenals of nine countries, and they are demanding that these weapons be prohibited and abolished.
(3) There was appreciable variation in toothbrush wear among subjects, some reducing their brush to a poor state in 2 weeks whereas with others the brush was rated as "good" after 10 weeks.
(4) Herpesviruses such as EBV, HSV, and human herpes virus-6 (HHV-6) have a marked tropism for cells of the immune system and therefore infection by these viruses may result in alterations of immune functions, leading at times to a state of immunosuppression.
(5) Steady-state values of cell, glucose, and cellulase concentration oxygen tension, and outlet gas oxygen partial pressure were recorded.
(6) In cardiac tissue the adenylate system is not a good indicator of the energy state of the mitochondrion, even when the concentrations of AMP and free cytosolic ADP are calculated from the adenylate kinase and creatine kinase equilibria.
(7) M NET is currently installed in referring physician office sites across the state, with additional physician sites identified and program enhancements under development.
(8) Furthermore, their distribution in various ethnic groups residing in different districts of Rajasthan state (Western-India) is also reviewed.
(9) The results also suggest that the dispersed condition of pigment in the melanophores represents the "resting state" of the melanophores when they are under no stimulation.
(10) However, the firing of 5-HT neurons appears to relate to the state of vigilance of the animal.
(11) The Department of Herd Health and Ambulatory Clinic of the Veterinary Faculty (State University of Utrecht, The Netherlands) has developed the VAMPP package for swine breeding farms.
(12) Effects of habitual variations in napping on psychomotor performance, short-term memory and subjective states were investigated.
(13) And this is the supply of 30% of the state’s fresh water.” To conduct the survey, the state’s water agency dispatches researchers to measure the level of snow manually at 250 separate sites in the Sierra Nevada, Rizzardo said.
(14) Before issuing the ruling, the judge Shaban El-Shamy read a lengthy series of remarks detailing what he described as a litany of ills committed by the Muslim Brotherhood, including “spreading chaos and seeking to bring down the Egyptian state”.
(15) Family therapists have attempted to convert the acting-out behavioral disorders into an effective state, i.e., make the family aware of their feelings of deprivation by focusing on the aggressive component.
(16) In this phase the educational practices are vastly determined by individual activities which form the basis for later regulations by the state.
(17) Given Australia’s number one position as the worst carbon emitter per capita among major western nations it seems hardly surprising that islanders from Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and other small island developing states have been turning to Australia with growing exasperation demanding the country demonstrate an appropriate response and responsibility.
(18) In these liposomes, the amounts and molecular states of SL-MDP were determined from ESR spectra and are discussed in connection with its immunopotentiating property.
(19) Antral G cells increase in states of achlorhydria in man and animals provided atrophic antral gastritis is absent.
(20) Writing in the Observer , Schmidt said his company's accounts were complicated but complied with international taxation treaties that allowed it to pay most of its tax in the United States.