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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

interleukin-20

interleukin-20  

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(IL-20)One of the IL-10 family of cytokines, produced by monocytes and keratinocytes, and an autocrine factor for keratinocytes. The receptor is up-regulated dramatically in psoriatic skin.
p20

p20  

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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3.2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat in the 5′ UTR that is a feature of fragile X ...
A20

A20  

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A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NFκB activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNFα. It is a dual function enzyme with ...
STE20 kinases

STE20 kinases  

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A group of serine/threonine kinases involved in regulating a range of processes including the cell cycle, apoptosis, and stress responses. Yeast Ste20p (sterile 20 protein) is a mitogen-activated ...
changing patterns of disease in the 20th century

changing patterns of disease in the 20th century  

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In Britain and other industrial nations at the end of the 20th century, more people than ever survive to old age, and most lead healthier lives than they did at ...
Alu

Alu  

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1. A type II restriction endonuclease, isolated from Arthrobacter luteus.2. Highly repetitive short repeat sequences (Alu repeats, short interspersed elements, SINEs) found in large numbers (100 ...
abort

abort  

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(ă-bort)1 to terminate a process or disease before its full course has been run.2 to remove or expel an embryo or fetus from the uterus before it is capable of independent existence. See abortion.
enamelysin

enamelysin  

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A metallopeptidase (matrix metallopeptidase-20, MMP-20, 483 aa) that has specificity for amelogenin.
SLK

SLK  

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A microtubule-associated STE20-like kinase (1235 aa, of the germinal centre subfamily of STE20-like kinases) that is required for focal adhesion turnover and cell migration downstream of the ...
frying

frying  

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Cooking foods with oil at temperatures well above the boiling point of water. Deep frying, in which a food is completely immersed in oil, reaches a temperature around 185 °C. Nutrient losses are less ...
metzincins

metzincins  

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A clan of metallopeptidases (zinc endopeptidases) of which pappalysins are one family. Other members include astacins and matrix ...
Canadian trunk strength test

Canadian trunk strength test  

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A test of the muscular endurance of the abdominal muscles (figure 20).▪ Lie on your back with the knees flexed at 90 degrees and your fingertips touching a strip of masking tape placed perpendicular ...
CD antigens

CD antigens  

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The ‘cluster of differentiation’ antigens that were originally marker antigens found on different classes of lymphocytes using monoclonal antibodies. The CD nomenclature was introduced as a means of ...
communicans

communicans  

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adj. communicating or connecting. The term is applied particularly to blood vessels or nerve fibres connecting two similar structures.
concomitant

concomitant  

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adj. at the same time: describing drugs that are administered together or symptoms that occur during the same period.
cardiomyoplasty

cardiomyoplasty  

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n. a surgical technique to replace or reinforce damaged cardiac muscle with skeletal muscle. It is now rarely performed.
acoustic incident

acoustic incident  

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A sudden unexpected noise transmitted through a telephone handset or headset with the potential of triggering acoustic shock.
falloposcopy

falloposcopy  

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n. observation of the interior of a Fallopian tube using a falloposcope introduced via a hysteroscope (see hysteroscopy).
flat-panel detector

flat-panel detector  

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A piece of equipment used instead of a conventional X-ray film to acquire the image in digital radiography.
sclerectomy

sclerectomy  

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n. an operation in which a portion of the sclera (the thick white layer of the eyeball) is removed.

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