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DHT

(Distributed Hash Table) A method for storing hash tables in geographically distributed locations in order to provide a failsafe lookup mechanism for distributed computing. Various algorithms have been explored that provide the right balance and speed for storing parts of the tables in different locations. Having been used in the early and mid-1990s for local area network storage, after the turn of the century, DHTs were brought into focus for peer-to-peer computing over the Internet. A DHT provides a fault tolerant storage interface on top of which is layered an application such as music sharing, file sharing or distributed backup.

In 2002, the National Science Foundation awarded a grant to the IRIS Project (Infrastructure for Resilient Internet Systems) to develop failure-proof lookup tables for data storage. Five universities and research institutes were involved (for more information, visit http://iris.lcs.mit.edu).
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Frontline was then precluded from bringing similar claims against DHT, its directors and BW Group in any other court.
The mSOT with DHT added generally revealed poorer equilibrium scores in all testing conditions and also in both groups of subjects for mSOT alone.
Four of them had DHT measured by RIA in an overseas laboratory, with 2 reaching the diagnostic cutoff of 5ARD after hCG stimulation (patients 4 and 13).
Until the second refinery is operational, the DHT unit will run at 50 per cent of its designed capacity.
DHT Metal was established in 1996 as a joint venture of Turkey and Azerbaijan.
A acao androgenica da DHT nos orgaos genitais masculinos esta bem estabelecida, porem dados recentes indicam que seu metabolito, o 5a-androstane-3b-17b-diol (3b-diol), antes considerado inativo, tambem desempenha papeis biologicos importantes, participando na proliferacao/diferenciacao celular em orgaos alvo como prostata.
Recientemente se hallo en Holanda que sus beneficios se extienden tambien al hombre, pues durante la digestion de las isoflavonas se libera una sustancia llamada equol, la cual interfiere con la accion de la hormona DHT (un derivado de la testosterona) aunque sin afectar los efectos beneficos de esta ultima.
The enzymes necessary to convert these hormones to DHT are present right in the oil glands themselves," said Dr.
Normalization of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a steroid associated with hair loss, is the aim of Xenna's 183 Topical Solution, which is designed to facilitate hair shaft production while reducing the amount of DHT available to the follicle.
Testing the eggs for testosterone and the related compound DHT revealed that females invest significantly more of these androgens in clutches fathered by the more attractive males.