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MIF

MIF

(1) (Maker Interchange Format) An alternate file format for a FrameMaker document. A MIF file is ASCII text, which can be created in another program and imported into FrameMaker.

(2) (Management Information File) A DMI file format that describes a hardware or software component used in a PC. It can contain data, code or both. See DMI.

(3) (Machine Interface Format) A proprietary language for configuring Ascend networking devices. Instead of setting up via menus one option at a time, a MIF file can be created with all the changes and uploaded to the unit.

(4) (Multiple Image Facility) The management of ESCON and FICON mainframe channels so that multiple LPARs (Logical PARtitions) may share it concurrently. See ESCON, FICON and LPAR.
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Since the Port-au-Prince airport only allowed humanitarian flights, MIF and Fonkoze coordinated their actions with various US government agencies and armed forces.
When the dependent variable is measured by multiple informants, the MIF model reduces to the MR model in the special case where there are no informant-specific effects, equal variances among informants, and equal correlations between informants (Goldwasser and Fitzmaurice 2001).
By MIF assay, 11 of 21 samples had positive titers of both IgG and IgM; 3 were positive for IgG (but not IgM) and were positive on PCR.
MIF is the key therapeutic target, because blocking it alone protects the cells, whereas blocking TNF[alpha] or IFN[gamma] alone doesn't, explains Bucala.
The antibodies were conjugated to the following bead sets: suPAR to bead 33, TREM-1 to bead 38, and MIF to bead 56.
If the connection between elevated MIF levels and depression in pregnancy is borne out in future studies, Dr.
This is the cornerstone of the MIF Committee mission: To increase the number and success of minorities in franchising, whether they are franchisees, franchisors, suppliers or employees.
BRC deputy director general Mark Bradshaw said: "The OFT got it right by identifying the MIF as a tax on retail transactions paid for by consumers.
Modulation of MIF activity may offer a novel therapeutic intervention in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, inflammatory neurological diseases, glomerulonephritis and sepsis.
The MIF and CAF have committed $900,000, with $300,000 supplied by EMPRENDE.
During the period ended 30 June 2011, MIF earned a net income of PKR 1,077 million and paid a total dividend of PRR 10.
This clearly reflects the consistent outstanding performance of MIF as compared to other Islamic funds in the country, said a press release here Monday.