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1. An exaggeration of personal capacity by which one overcomes a real or imagined inferiority.

2. The process in which a psychologic deficiency inspires exaggerated correction.

See: compensation.

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Protein concentrations:Can it drastically change its effect?

... introduce too much, however, it would be very likely to trigger cellular response to negate its own activity that is also very likely to result in overcompensation and suppression of target genes, thus, leading to increase of ROSs and cell damage.

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by Cat
Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protein concentrations:Can it drastically change its effect?
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