Definition of substrain in English:

substrain

Syllabification: sub·strain
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌstrān
 
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noun

A strain of a virus derived from another strain.
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  • During treatment the substrains with the steepest kill curve will disappear first.
  • This conclusion might be limited to the substrains that were used in Chubb's article.
  • Experiments with "knockout" mice, substrains with specific genes subtracted from their genome, have made it easier to decipher how the many cytokines contribute to immune cell maturation.

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