(v. t.) To examine, as a wound, an ulcer, or some cavity of the body, with a probe.
(v. t.) Fig.: to search to the bottom; to scrutinize or examine thoroughly.
(n.) An instrument for examining the depth or other circumstances of a wound, ulcer, or cavity, or the direction of a sinus, of for exploring for bullets, for stones in the bladder, etc.
(1) A series of human cDNA clones of various sizes and relative localizations to the mRNA molecule were isolated by using the human p53-H14 (2.35-kilobase) cDNA probe which we previously cloned.
(2) Theophylline kinetics, as an in vivo probe for the potentially toxic cytochrome P-450I pathway of drug metabolism, were studied in 11 healthy volunteers and 11 patients with calcific chronic pancreatitis at Madras, South India.
(3) Five probes of high specificity to individual chromosomes (chromosomes 3, 11, 17, 18 and X) were hybridized in situ to metaphase chromosomes of different individuals.
(4) In order to determine the extent of this similarity, I have developed a panel of probes for many of the Pacl restriction fragments and have shown that most of the Pacl and Notl fragments found in MBa are also present in MBb.
(5) The haplotype of the recombinant X chromosome of each of 241 backcross progeny has been established using the X-linked anchor loci Otc, Hprt, Dmd, Pgk-1, and Amg and the additional probes DXSmh43 and Cbx-rs1.
(6) Periodontal disease activity is defined clinically by progressive loss of probing attachment and radiographically by progressive loss of alveolar bone.
(7) The mean histamine level in the first 10-min sample following probe insertion was 39.4 nM.
(8) Five of them had a fast-moving Eco RI fragment 5.6 kb long that hybridized with zeta-specific probe but not with alpha-specific probe.
(9) We studied the haemodynamic (ultrasound Doppler flow probes) effects of synthetic atriopeptin II at natriuretic doses in conscious rats.
(10) DNA from 9% (47 of 529) of the E. coli colonies tested hybridized with the ST probe, whereas only 5% (28 of 529) produced ST as measured by the suckling mouse bioassay.
(11) Likewise, they had little or no effects on the fluorescence anisotropy of TMA-DPH, which is also thought to be located in the interfacial region of the lipid bilayer, either when the probe was located in the outer layer of the plasma membrane or when the probe was located in the inner membrane compartment.
(12) Sequence specific binding of protein extracts from 13 different yeast species to three oligonucleotide probes and two points mutants derived from Saccharomyces cerevisiae DNA binding proteins were tested using mobility shift assays.
(13) The probe has been used for the identification of new Legionella-like strains isolated from the environment.
(14) Therefore, we conclude this is a bovine DR beta-like pseudogene, BoDR beta I. Exon-containing regions have been used as probes in Southern blot analyses of bovine genomic DNA digested with EcoRI.
(15) The adherence of 51Cr-labeled platelets to rabbit aortae everted on probes rotated in platelet-red cell suspensions has been measured.
(16) A 2.7-kilobase DNA fragment carrying the entire exotoxin A (ETA) structural gene was divided into three nonoverlapping probes.
(17) The indication of the DNA probe method would be considered in the four cases as follows, 1. necessity of the special equipment to isolate the pathogen, 2. necessity of the long period to isolate the pathogen, 3. existence of the cross reaction among the pathogen and relative organisms in the immunological procedure, 4. existence of the difficulty to identify the species of the pathogen by the ordinary procedure.
(18) Slight cross-reactivity was apparent when crude preparations of cellular or culture filtrate antigens, used in this laboratory to detect antibodies to Candida albicans, Coccidioides immitis and Cryptococcus neoformans, were probed with hyperimmune rabbit antisera to A. fumigatus.
(19) The results, together with the known geometry of the enzyme, indicate that active site probes in the dodecamer are widely separated and that energy transfer occurs from a single donor to two or three acceptors on adjacent subunits.
(20) The availability of locus-specific probes should significantly expand the role of minisatellite markers in population biology.
(v. t.) An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the like.
(v. t.) A skin of an animal, especially, a skin of the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
(v. t.) To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as, fields robed with green.
(1) Many turned up in their bright robes and burqas, and some incredibly emotional scenes ensued.
(2) Because he is mad for them and I was like, you do not think they have gone the tiniest bit school run, as in Elle McPherson klaxon, but Mr Karzai was like, when something is a serious classic like a divine Turkman robe or the perfect ankle boot, it can survive any brand damage?
(3) Some of the women priests appeared to have sourced phone cases to match the colour of their clerical robes.
(4) As the cathedral clergy in their golden robes snaked in their stately procession around the nave, with the choir all in white and the bishops in white and scarlet, the theatre still seemed moving enough.
(5) 5.13am BST Pacquiao enters He's heading in, wearing a white robe with blue trim, and looking like he does...relaxed.
(6) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Protesters in KKK robes disrupt confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions Sessions defended his brand of law-and-order conservatism, pledging to reverse a recent spike in violent crime in some US cities and to tackle a heroin addiction epidemic that has afflicted several regions.
(7) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Lawrence’s white silk robes, which were presented to him after the capture of Aqaba.
(8) Photograph: Fox Searchlight Bathrobe One of these characters is in the bath, the other is wearing some kind of robe.
(9) A monk broke off from texting long enough to slip his phone inside his robes and give me a blessing Hpa-An was sleepy but charming and lay on the Thanlyin river, my route to Mawlamyine.
(10) "Chisora climbed down from the top table," he said, "removed his robe and then walked towards me, entourage in tow, in an aggressive manner.
(11) Asked by judges for an explanation, the black-robed prosecutor Siddiq al-Sur said: "He was allowed visits, he was allowed to see his daughter, his cousins.
(12) The pair, whose identities have not been revealed, were dressed in white robes and bowed their heads as they were whipped by officials wearing brown cloaks and masks with eye slits.
(13) Sporting the traditional robes and cap of the south-west Yoruba people – who have appeared largely in favour of the opposition – Jonathan opened with an unusually fiery speech that addressed a growing Islamist uprising in the north-east and, more pressingly for the south, a slump in oil prices and the value of the national currency.
(14) As kick-off at the Al-Ahli stadium approaches, a rust-coloured moon rises in the sky and a few rich Qataris in immaculate robes settle into their air-conditioned executive boxes.
(15) Then he reached deep into his robes, beamed a huge smile and offered me a sweet.
(16) Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a poem that succeeds through a series of vivid contrasts: standard English contrasting with colloquial speech; the devotion and virtue of the young knight contrasting with the growling threats of his green foe; exchanges of courtly love contrasting with none-too-subtle sexual innuendo; exquisite robes and priceless crowns contrasting with spurting blood and the steaming organs of butchered animals; polite, indoor society contrasting with the untamed, unpredictable outdoors.
(17) A website for the group includes an image of Ancona in a white hood and robe standing in front of a burning cross.
(18) López, who wears a bulletproof vest under his robes at mass, said that compared to the cartel and the government, the vigilantes stood out as a "lesser evil", which was also gathering support among wealthy locals who were secretly channelling funds their way.
(19) So the eyes and ears of the eurozone will be on the eight red-robed judges of Germany's highest court this week when they deliver a long-awaited verdict over whether a financial rescue fund considered crucial to the future of the euro gets the green light.
(20) "The life of a fake sheikh where I disguise myself as a multimillionaire Arab with full robes and an entourage of flunkies isn't all five-star hotels, limos, yachts and dining with the rich and famous," he said in 2008 in an interview to mark the launch of his memoir, Confessions of a Fake Sheikh.