(a.) Kicking back; recalcitrating; hence, showing repugnance or opposition; refractory.
(1) Based on the principles of adaptational mutations and genetic exchange of catabolic activities, it becomes possible to select and engineer microorganisms that are suitable for the degradation of recalcitrant compounds.
(2) A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicentre study assessed the clinical efficacy and safety of pulsed electromagnetic limb ulcer therapy (PELUT) in the healing of recalcitrant, predominantly venous leg ulcers.
(3) We present a patient whose genital warts were recalcitrant to treatment.
(4) Isotretinoin (Accutane Capsules) is a synthetic vitamin A compound used for treatment of recalcitrant cystic acne.
(5) Such gene cassettes or operons can be transferred into suitable microbial hosts for extending and custom designing the pathways for rapid degradation of recalcitrant compounds.
(6) Of the 30 patients with warts, most of which were recalcitrant, 14 were cured and the remaining 16 showed marked improvement.
(7) This procedure is a simple and effective method for safe office treatment of patients with recalcitrant recurrent erosion.
(8) The thermal cycle sequencing procedures are advantageous because they allow fast and simple semiautomation of the sequencing reaction; make possible the direct DNA sequencing of PCR products, bacterial colonies and phage plaques; require only femtomoles of template DNA; eliminate the requirement of an independent primer annealing step; remove the requirement of denatured plasmids for sequencing double-stranded templates; and use a highly thermostable DNA polymerase for sequencing through potential recalcitrant secondary structure domains and large linear double-stranded DNA templates such as lambda derivatives.
(9) To study the human teratogenicity of this agent, we investigated 154 human pregnancies with fetal exposure to isotretinoin, a retinoid prescribed for severe recalcitrant cystic acne.
(10) The biosynthesis of prostaglandins (PG) in biopsies from 9 patients with recalcitrant psoriasis was studied before, during, and after treatment with 8-methoxy-psoralen and long-wave ultraviolet light (UVA).
(11) The Dec+ mutants had also acquired the capacity to metabolize other recalcitrant branched hydrocarbons such as 3,6-dimethyloctane and 2,6-dimethyldecane.
(12) Levamisole should be tried in recalcitrant chronic candidoses and bacterial infections not responding to specific antibiotic treatment.
(13) Thus, combination therapy is recommended for treatment of recalcitrant cases of bacterial endocarditis caused by N. mucosa.
(14) If the holding phase is sufficiently prolonged, a reduction in the number and complexity of operative procedures needed for recurrent and recalcitrant cases can be expected.
(15) Treatment of associated systemic disorders may improve the ulcers, but lesions may be recalcitrant and persist for months to years.
(16) Cyclosporine, an immunosuppressive drug, is effective in the treatment of recalcitrant psoriasis.
(17) In recalcitrant cases, however, entrapment of the first branch lateral plantar nerve should be suspected.
(18) These autonomous movements were otherwise recalcitrant to therapy and were felt to arise from neural generators intrinsic to the spinal cord.
(19) The effectiveness and tolerance of isotretinoin have been assessed in 72 cases (34 male and 38 female) suffering from papulo-pustular acne with nodulo-cystic component recalcitrant to traditional treatments.
(20) The government’s strategy is clearly based on a deep confidence that it has time, that it won’t be forced back to the polls by a recalcitrant Senate, that it will have years to reach a rapprochement with the angry states and that it will bring down two more budgets before it has to face the voters.
(superl.) Not submissive to rule; disregarding restraint; disposed to violate; turbulent; ungovernable; refractory; as, an unruly boy; unruly boy; unruly conduct.
(1) There is a significant group of disorders which present with unruly hair, and these have been described under all manner of titles, including crinkly, woolly, kinky, crimped, frizzly, steely, spunglass, in an attempt to define their clinical appearance.
(2) He has charisma, he’s self-made and that’s why the Pakistani establishment hates him.” The MQM has come into ever greater conflict with the rangers in the last two years as both the central government in Islamabad and the powerful army have sought to impose order on the unruly port city of 20 million people.
(3) The bill should authorize stiff fines for unruly dog behavior – to include noise violations from sustained barking and lunging – and misdemeanor criminal penalties for menacing waitstaff and patrons.
(4) Others face more niggling problems: in a recent post on the local Facebook group “Eliminate All Stray Dogs”, one resident claimed an unruly pack kept jumping on his car, destroying its windscreen wipers.
(5) It expands what language can do and what fiction can do, and when a reader collides with that unruly exuberance, he or she has to shift perspective.
(6) On Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, police had to break up an unruly crowd with pepper spray.
(7) He has a not-so-secret agenda to try to stay on the side of public opinion, appease his unruly party and cover his right flank against Nigel Farage's buoyant Ukip.
(8) The city is too much of a sprawl, its traffic too unruly.
(9) But running nightclubs must have been good preparation for what Bennett describes as his own unhappy debut as a newly qualified religious studies teacher confronting an unruly class.
(10) Now the Alamo Drafthouse, which is known for its strict policy towards unruly customers, has taken the largely symbolic step of banning the singer from all its premises .
(11) How such a simple ratio – the simplest ratio of the simplest shape – is also the most unruly and irregular is a mystery that still provokes awe and wonder.
(12) Before her death, Vera had said she holds the state totally responsible for her security, adding “they are the ones who send people to repress us,” While the Mexican government likes to portray itself internationally as the victim of unruly drug gangs and corrupt local officials, these investigations raise serious questions about the complicity of the federal government in the crimes committed against its citizens.
(13) North Korea's dramatic and provocative announcement of its third nuclear test on 12 February has raised critical questions about the effectiveness of the international community in reining in north-east Asia's most unruly actor.
(14) An unruly Libya could provide a safe haven for Egyptian militants, who have launched hundreds of attacks on Egyptian security forces throughout the past year.
(15) He blamed the delay on "an unruly mob using Occupy Wall Street tactics", according to the Austin American-Statesman , and denied mishandling the debate.
(16) Make sure you take a camera, as there are 12 designated panoramic viewing spots, including the impressive Pont d'Arc, where the unruly river flows under a natural arch.
(17) In the late 1960s and early 70s when Smith was a prominent and powerful figure in Rochdale it has been reported that some people in the town used to send their unruly children to Smith's home on Emma Street to be chastised.
(18) I would like to suggest an approach for categorizing and diagnosing unruly hair forms, based on a review of the literature as well as on experience with such cases.
(19) After a Turkish court sued caricaturist Musa Kart for depicting then prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a cat entangled in a ball of wool in 2005, Penguen published a series of animals all sporting the heads of Erdoğan – a Turkish government leader known for his lack of a sense of humour and his love of suing unruly cartoonists – and promptly found itself facing a court case for defaming authority.
(20) A method is proposed for analysing case-control studies with ordinal or continuous, but unruly, exposure levels.