How to use Conformation in a sentence
It may be due partly to the natural conformation of the rock and the differences of level, partly to the necessity of enclosing within a single building several objects of ancient sanctity, such as the mark of Poseidon's trident and the spring that arose from it, the sacred olive tree of Athena, and the tomb of Cecrops.
The general conformation of the Hindu Kush system south of the Khawak, no less than such fragmentary evidence of its rock composition as at present exists to the north, points to l its construction under the same conditions of upheaval and subsequent denudation as are common to the western o Himalaya and the whole of the trans-Indus borderland.
A medieval legend ascribes the conformation of bill and coloration of plumage to a divine recognition of the bird's pity, bestowed on Christ at the crucifixion.
The genus Peripatus, so far as adult conformation is concerned, is a very homogeneous one.
Located at the back of the 30s subunit body where it stabilizes the conformation of the head with respect to the body.Advertisement
These peptides probably alter the conformation of the phosphodiester chain through a complex interaction with DNA molecule.
The notation used here conforms with that being proposed for specifying polynucleotide conformation.
Such a mutation could for example be in one of the DNA-binding helices introducing a kink in a normally straight and rigid helical conformation.
Hydrolysis of the bound GTP to GDP + P i converts the protein to the inactive conformation.
The two molecules are virtually identical in their molecular conformation.Advertisement
Also, due to their extended conformation, arabinoxylans exhibit a very high viscosity in aqueous solution.
The closed conformation is usually stabilized by a bound ligand.
They can alter when ligands bind, or when the protein conformation changes.
The p53 gene mutation was detected by fluorescence-based polymerase chain reaction single-strand conformation polymorphism (PCR-SSCP) methods.
The lowest frequency leads to the chair conformation, and the second lowest to the twist boat.Advertisement
Location of the global minimum structure (lowest energy folding conformation ), however, is a difficult optimization problem.
This stunning colt foal is well put together with good conformation & bone.
The kinase is in the inactive conformation, similar to that observed for inactive conformation, similar to that observed for inactive CDK2.
The method is called single-stranded conformation polymorphism (SSCP ).
In evaluating Structure a working retriever needs sound conformation in order to hold up over long years of hunting and running and swimming.Advertisement
At low temperatures, there is not enough thermal energy available to allow torsion angle changes, so the conformation becomes frozen in.
In order for the carbamate to reform, the enzyme must undergo transition to the open conformation.
Another feature by which this species differs from the American deer is the conformation of the bones of the lower part of the fore-leg, which have the same structure as in the red deer group. The coat is of moderate length, but the hair on the neck and throat of the old stags is elongated to form a mane and fringe.
In addition to certain details in the conformation of the skull, the horns are much more slender than in the ordinary white goat, and instead of bending regularly backwards till near their tips, curve widely outwards from their bases.
To facilitate the operations of such insects, by compelling them to move in certain lines so as to secure the due removal of the pollen and its subsequent deposit on the right place, the form of the flower and the conformation of its several parts are modified in ways as varied as they are wonderful.Advertisement
The standards describe the ideal conformation of each breed and provide a means of judging the conformation of one cat versus another.
The type of breeding that most people are aware of is conformation breeding.
There are a number of factors that come into play when you are considering dogs bred for conformation.
Typically breeders who breed specifically for conformation are very particular about the dogs they choose to breed.
To be eligible to participate in conformation classes at an AKC dog show, your canine must be purebred and have an American Kennel Club registration number.Advertisement
All canines will be examined for proper conformation.
Dogs with the best conformation will move fluidly, according to the demands of their breed standard.
An ILP number will not allow a dog entry in a conformation event.
Canine Review publishes the "Unofficial Top Dogs in Conformation" each year.
Any conformation you can provide with regards to these attributes would help aid in these goals.Advertisement
A very important distinction is to be found in the conformation of the trunk, which, as shown in fig.
The conformation of those flowers a consists essentially in the pres- ' 'A B ence of a six-parted perianth, the three outer segments of which correspond to a calyx, the three inner ones to a corolla.
M`Nair's previous explorations, and to determine the conformation of the Hindu Kush.
This conformation is seen in the valley of the Us in West Sayan, in that of the upper Oka and Irkut in East Sayan, in the valley of the Barguzin, the upper Tsipa, the Muya and the Chara, at the foot of the Vitim plateau, as also, probably, in the Aldan.
The conformation of the mountain districts, which comprise all the southern districts of Badakshan and the northern hills.Advertisement
The conformation of the vine stem has elicited a vast amount of explanatory comment.
The incline of the sluice varies with the conformation of the ground and the tenacity of the stuff to be washed, from 1 in 16 to I in 8.
Immediately south of the Kalta-alaghan comes a relatively deep depression, the Kum-kol valley, forming a very well-marked feature in the physical conformation of this region.
There are different styles of riding adapted to the different purposes for which horses are ridden - on the road, in the school, hunting, racing, steeple-chasing and in the cavalry service - just as there are different horses more suitable by conformation, breeding and training for each.
The Russian explorer Prjevalsky, although he was not, strictly speaking, an explorer of Tibet, did much incidentally towards determining the conformation of its north-eastern and eastern mountain systems. His third journey Explorers.Advertisement
By growth is here meant mere increase in bulk, and by development the series of gradual modifications by which a plant, originally simple in its structure and conformation, becomes eventually complicated, and endowed with distinct parts or organs.
Between Kala Wamar (6580 ft.) and Kala Khum (4400 ft.), where the Oxus again bends southwards, its course to the north-west is almost at right angles to the general strike of the Darwaz mountains, which is from north-east to south-west, following the usual conformation of all this part of high Asia.
The difference between the three lies in the nature or conformation of the surface which is covered with the pigment and afterwards gives a reproduction in reverse on the material impressed.
This conformation of the country has been a powerful influence in determining its history and development.
The general characteristics of the climate are determined more by the physical conformation of the land than its proximity to the equator.Advertisement
Although intimately connected with the cuscuses and phalangers by means of the musk-kangaroo, the kangaroos and wallabies, together with the rat-kangaroos, are easily distinguishable from other diprotodont marsupials by their general conformation, and by peculiarities in the structure of their limbs, teeth and other organs.
Independently of the enormous variety of topographical conformation contained in the Himalayan system, the vast altitude of the mountains alone is sufficient to cause modifications of climate in ascending over their slopes such as are not surpassed by those observed in moving from the equator to the poles.
The brain is small, but resembles that of birds in its general conformation.
The conformation of the wing is such that it presents a waved appearance in every direction - the waves running longitudinally, transversely and obliquely.
Dorsal and ventral aspects as seen from behind; showing auger-like conformation of wing.
In its general character and conformation the Caucasus presents a closer analogy with the Pyrenees than with the Alps.
Our estimate of the extent of Pamir conformation depends much on the significance of the word Pamir.
The absence of any vegetation beyond grass or scrub is a striking feature common to both Pamir and Chang, but there the resemblance ceases, and the physical conformation of mountain and valley to the east and to the west of the upper sources of the Zarafshan is radically distinct.
During the spring and summer months the prevalence of fierce cutting winds, which are shaped by the conformation of the valleys into blasts as through a funnel, following the strike of the valleys either up or down, makes travelling painful and existence in camp most unpleasant.
The vertebral column of the gorilla differs from that of man in its curvature and other characters, as also does the conformation of its narrow pelvis.
Proportions of the limbs, compared in length with the trunk, have been claimed as constituting peculiarities of African and American races; and other anatomical points, such as the conformation of the pelvis, have speciality.
The most remarkable geographical feature of Seistan generally, in the modern acceptation of the term, is the Hamun, which stretches far and wide on the north, west and south, but is for a great part of the year dry or a mere swamp. It is a curious feature in the physical conformation of northern and western Afghanistan that none of the rivers flow to the sea, but that the Helmund and all the other rivers of western Afghanistan empty themselves into these lagoons, which spread over thousands of square miles.
The defective formation of the pony, the perpendicular shoulder and the drooping hind quarters, are modified; but neither the latter, nor bent hocks, which place the hind legs under the body as in the zebra, are objected to, as the conformation is favourable to rapid turning.
The normal conformation of the Baluchistan frontier is somewhat emphasized in Makran.
This is the change in conformation that is associated with protease resistance and the accumulation of insoluble aggregates of prion protein.
What is the global minimum conformation of an unbranched alkane, length N?