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When the immune system spots these proteins, it mounts defenses against them that will also repel real viral intruders in the future.
Wax still forms a barrier against water corrosion, but in wet conditions, it’s less effective at repelling grit.
Banks said one law criminalizes the use of military at the polls unless it is “necessary to repel armed enemies of the United States.”
When we encounter a pathogen we’ve seen before, we can repel it before it harms us.
When the 2020 coronavirus pandemic forced workers across the United States to stop congregating in offices and work from home, Siemens USA was prepared to protect its newly remote workforce and identify and repel potential data breaches.
Another group, the benzoxazinoids, perform complex signaling that grass family species like corn, wheat, and rye use to repel microbial pathogens.
JUNK FOOD IS BAD FOR PLANTS, TOO - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANNE BIKLé & DAVID R. MONTGOMERYSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
I have already mentioned the peremptory tone in which he repelled Bancroft's Articuli Cleri.
So easily without care or trouble may the brunts of malice be declined or repelled.
But the idea of lying there on that narrow shelf, staring at the light from the grating, repelled her.
JUPITER LIGHTSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
But it was not those twisting limbs that repelled the two old clerks watching him from the window—it was Jos's face.

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