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A20

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 ...

A20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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2019

...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...

state anxiety inventory

state anxiety inventory  

(SAI)A test of state anxiety that consists of 20 questions related to how the subject feels.
abilities-to-skill transfer

abilities-to-skill transfer  

The effect of practising an ability on the learning and performance of a skill. For example, there is likely to be some positive transfer when a gymnast who has developed the abilities of balance, ...
piperazine

piperazine  

An anthelmintic drug. Piperazines are a class of compounds with a core piperazine group; many have useful pharmacological properties.
modified release

modified release  

(sustained release) describing an oral drug formulation that releases the active component slowly over a long period.
tangential component

tangential component  

A component of a given vector acting at right angles to a given radius of a given circle.
maximal oxygen uptake

maximal oxygen uptake  

The maximum amount of oxygen that a person can extract from the atmosphere and then transport and use in tissues. Maximal oxygen uptake is estimated as the maximum volume of oxygen voluntarily ...
kymograph

kymograph  

An early device consisting of a rotating drum covered with paper on which a tracking stylus records continuous measurements of blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, variations in the muscular ...
Diconal

Diconal  

A combination of an opioid, dipipanone hydrochloride and an antiemetic, cyclizine hydrochloride, used to relieve moderate to severe pain.
Cunningham and Faulkner treadmill test

Cunningham and Faulkner treadmill test  

A long-term anaerobic test in which the subject runs maximally on a treadmill with a 20% gradient, at 8 miles per hour. The time to exhaustion in seconds is recorded.
fenofibrate

fenofibrate  

(fen-oh-fy-brayt)a drug used for treating hyperlipidaemia (see fibrate). It is administered by mouth. Trade names: Lipantril, Supralip.
Trait Anxiety Inventory

Trait Anxiety Inventory  

(TAI)A measure of trait anxiety that consists of 20 items to which the subject responds using a Likert-type scale. TAI is often used as a companion test to SAI (see State Anxiety Inventory).
coefficient

coefficient  

A factor that measures a specific property of a given substance and isconstant for that substance under specific conditions.
Q-angle

Q-angle  

The angle formed between the longitudinal axis of the femur, representing the pull of the quadriceps muscle, and a line that represents the pull of the patellar tendon. A clinical measure of the ...
benzylpenicillin

benzylpenicillin  

The first of the penicillin family of antibiotics, still extensively used to treat streptococcal, gonococcal, and meningococcal infections.
arm horizontal flexion

arm horizontal flexion  

Movement of the arm from a side horizontal position to a front horizontal position.
clioquinol

clioquinol  

An antifungal and antiprotozoal drug (iodochlorhydroxyquinoline), used to treat infection with Entamoeba histolytica and topically to treat skin infections.
coordinative structure

coordinative structure  

A group of different muscles that are functionally linked together so that they behave as a single unit.
dysfunctional activity

dysfunctional activity  

Any social activity that has a negative effect on the maintenance and efficient functioning of a social system.
runner's haematuria

runner's haematuria  

A condition in which blood is passed in the urine after running a long distance (see march haemoglobinuria).

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