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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 ...

p20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...p20 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 syndrome . 3. p20-CCAAT enhancer-binding protein β ‎ ( CEBP β ‎), a truncated C/EBP β ‎...

interleukin-20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...interleukin-20 ( 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....

A20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...A20 A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NF κ ‎B activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNF α ‎. It is a dual function enzyme with deubiquitinating and ubiquitin ligase activity that triggers degradation of RIP ( receptor interacting protein kinase ) an essential mediator of the TNF receptor-1 signalling...

STE20 kinases

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...STE20 kinases 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 protein kinase kinase kinase kinase (MAP4K) involved in the mating pathway. The human homologues, of which there are 28, have a conserved kinase domain but a diversity of additional domains involved in interactions with signalling systems and cytoskeletal-regulatory proteins. The Ste20 group kinases are further divided into the p21-activated kinase (...

Lyell’s syndrome

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...syndrome see toxic epidermal necrolysis . [ A. Lyell (20th century), British dermatologist...

Letterer–Siwe disease

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...disease see Langerhans cell histiocytosis . [ E. Letterer (20th century) and S. A. Siwe ( 1897–1966 ), German physicians...

scruple

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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... n. a unit of weight used in pharmacy. 1 scruple = 1.295 g (20 grains). 3 scruples = 1...

Seip–Beradinelli syndrome

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...syndrome see lipodystrophy . [ M. Seip ( 20th century ), Scandinavian physician ; W. Beradinelli ( 1903–56 ), Argentinian physician...

Stein–Leventhal syndrome

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...syndrome see polycystic ovary syndrome . [ I. F. Stein and M. L. Leventhal ( 20th century ), U.S. gynaecologists...

Busacca nodule

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...nodule a type of nodule seen on the anterior surface of the iris in granulomatous uveitis . [ A. Busacca ( 20th century ), Italian physician...

Kugelberg–Wellander disease

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...disease ( juvenile spinal muscular atrophy ) see spinal muscular atrophy . [ E. Kugelberg and L. Wellander ( 20th century ), Swedish neurologists...

Chediak–Higashi syndrome

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...syndrome a rare fatal hereditary (autosomal recessive ) condition causing enlargement of the liver and spleen, albinism, and abnormalities of the eye. It is thought to be due to a disorder of glycolipid metabolism. [ A. Chediak ( 20th century ), Cuban physician ; O. Higashi ( 20th century ) Japanese paediatrician...

Hudson–Stähli line

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...line a linear horizontal yellowish line seen in the deep epithelium of ageing corneas. [ A. C. Hudson ( 1875–1962 ), British ophthalmologist ; J. Stähli (20th century), Swiss ophthalmologist...

antepartum haemorrhage

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...haemorrhage ( APH ) bleeding from the genital tract after the 20th week of pregnancy until the birth of the baby. Dangerous causes include abruptio placentae and placenta praevia...

Koeppe nodule

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...nodule a type of nodule occurring in the iris at the pupil margin in both granulomatous and nongranulomatous uveitis . [L. Koeppe ( 20th century ), German ophthalmologist...

Steele–Richardson–Olszewski syndrome

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...syndrome see progressive supranuclear palsy . [ J. C. Steele and J. C. Richardson ( 20th century ), Canadian neurologists ; J. Olszewski ( 1913–64 ), Polish-born Canadian neuropathologist...

Helly’s fluid

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...fluid a mixture of potassium dichromate, sodium sulphate, mercuric chloride, formaldehyde, and distilled water, used in the preservation of bone marrow. [ K. Helly (20th century), Swiss pathologist...

Kimmelstiel–Wilson lesion

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...lesion n. a nodular form of glomerulosclerosis associated with diabetic nephropathy. See also diabetic glomerulosclerosis . [ P. Kimmelstiel and C. Wilson ( 20th century ), US physicians...

pack years

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...years a measure of a person’s cumulative cigarette consumption over a long period of time. It is expressed as the number of packs (assuming 20 cigarettes in a pack) smoked per day multiplied by the number of years of smoking: number of pack years = (packs [or cigarettes/20] smoked per day) × (years smoking) . For example, a patient who has smoked 15 cigarettes a day for 40 years has a (15/20) × 40 = 30 pack-year smoking...

mixed connective tissue disease

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Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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...connective tissue disease a disease with features in common with systemic lupus erythematosus , polymyositis , and scleroderma . It is characterized by high levels of antibodies to ribonucleoprotein and most commonly affects women between 20 and 40 years of...

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