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  • noun biochemistry Any of a group of transmembrane glycoproteins important in cell adhesion


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  • Photoshop also has a "spherize" selectin under distortion option in their filter menu.

    The Melt. Ann Althouse 2009

  • Working with rats, Hallenbeck found that a naturally occurring molecule called E-selectin seems to dampen inflammation specifically in the lining of blood vessels, without affecting normal immune-system function.


  • Amiel Rossow @ Talk Reason llibrary has a details in the Ying and Yang of Kenneth Miller the incompatibility of natural selectin and teleology .

    Symposium on Teaching Evolution at the University of Colorado - The Panda's Thumb 2006

  • Reprinted below is a selectin of these letters and, in some cases, my response.

    Letters to the editor 2000

  • Reprinted below is a selectin of these letters and, in some cases, my response.

    Letters to the editor 2000

  • Ye have jist about as much to do a-bossin 'that party as ye'll have in selectin' yer harp en halo when ye git inside the pearly gates.

    David Lannarck, Midget An Adventure Story George S. Harney

  • I made 'em this morning 'twixt Marcy Coe selectin 'that piece of gingham for a new dress and John Peckham buying cordage for his smack.

    Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper James A. Cooper

  • As I stood there attemptin 'to decide, I couldn't help thinkin' that selectin 'that candy was a good deal like choosin' a wife.

    Flood Tide Sara Ware Bassett 1920

  • Land, land, Mis 'Sykes from the chair an' the others the same, they just makes one swoop -- an 'begun selectin'; an 'in less than a jiffy if they hadn't selected up every one o' the Proudfit articles themselves.

    Friendship Village Zona Gale 1906

  • Nawthin 'is so fine as to see a great modhern journalist unbend fr'm his mighty task iv selectin' fr'm a bunch iv phottygrafts th 'prettiest cook iv Flatbush or engineerin' with his great furrowed brain th 'Topsy

    Mr. Dooley Says Finley Peter Dunne 1901


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