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    #1

    'dependent from'

    Do you say “dependent from”?
    I thought it should be “dependent on” and “independent from”.
    But I encountered the following sentence.
    PrPc expression seems to be dependent from actively secreting columnar lactocytes.
    And I found many “dependent on”s by Google.
    Please tell me if the above “dependent from” has the same meaning as “dependent on”.

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    Re: 'dependent from'

    I'd use 'on'.


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    Re: 'dependent from'

    Thank you, tdol!
    So, Is "dependent from" acceptable or unacceptable?
    Could anybody answer please?

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    Re: 'dependent from'

    I wouldn't use it and would underline it if marking, but prepositional use does change.


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    Re: 'dependent from'

    I see. Thank you very much!

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