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falling off the shelf

Japanese translation: 店から姿を消していた

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09:29 Mar 14, 2004
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: falling off the shelf
Beyond modeling, rational drug design, after falling off the shelf, is popular again now that we finally have the IT resources needed to accomplish it. Increasing numbers of engineered protein therapeutics are being developed, tested in clinical trial and marketed.
sasuke
Local time: 22:08
Japanese translation:店から姿を消していた
Explanation:
"Off the shelf" means something you buy from regular retail store, something readily available at a store. Falling off the shelf means it has been withdrawn from retail store's shelf. In this context, the expression is followed by "is popular again", clearly indicates that it made a come back to the market again. 
いったん市場から姿を消していたのが、また買えるようになったということです。
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humbird
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ありがとうございました。
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4 +2店から姿を消していた
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店から姿を消していた


Explanation:
"Off the shelf" means something you buy from regular retail store, something readily available at a store. Falling off the shelf means it has been withdrawn from retail store's shelf. In this context, the expression is followed by "is popular again", clearly indicates that it made a come back to the market again. 
いったん市場から姿を消していたのが、また買えるようになったということです。

humbird
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
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ありがとうございました。

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agree  Katsuhiko KAKUNO, Ph.D.
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agree  Rajiv Arora
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