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Pirna

(pĭr`nä), city (1989 est. pop. 47,100), Saxony, E central Germany, on the Elbe River. Manufactures of this industrial city include rayon, paper, glass, furniture, and steel. Nearby are sandstone quarries. Known in 1233, Pirna passed to Bohemia in 1298 and to Meissen in the early 15th cent. The Saxonians surrendered (1756) there to Prussia in the Seven Years War. Noteworthy buildings include a 16th-century Gothic church, the city hall (begun 1555), and Sonnenstein castle (16th cent.).

Pirna

 

a city in the Dresden District of the German Democratic Republic. Port on the Elbe River. Population, 50,000 (1972). An industrial center, Pirna manufactures gas turbines, electrical-engineering products, and synthetic silk and cord. Other products are pulp, steel castings, furniture, and glass. Sandstone is mined and processed near Pirna.

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Born in 1465 in Pirna, Saxony (now Germany), Tetzel studied philosophy and theology at the University of Leipzig, where in 1487 he received his bachelor's degree, graduating sixth in a class of 56, according to the 1912 Catholic Encyclopedia.
The major strength in the piRNA approach is that induced changes in DNA methylation will be propagated by endogenous epigenetic maintenance pathways.
Among RNA-processing proteins, tudor domain containing (TDRD) family proteins are important for germ-cell specific small RNA, piRNA biogenesis (Bak et al.
piRNA identification is challenging due to the lack of conserved piRNA sequences and structural elements.
In the presence of serotonin, a chemical messenger involved in learning, the piRNA suppresses production of a protein that hinders memory formation.
It was in a former mental hospital called Sonnenstein, in a small town, Pirna, 20km outside Dresden, that Inge and I met up to discuss and compare our T3 and T4 special assistance experiences.
For example, the most abundant piRNA, piR-018570, had an average expression level of 32296 RPM across all samples (see online Supplemental Table 3).
The critical commentary in the new edition offers one such example: in the set of partbooks once owned by the city church in Pirna, a contemporary of Rosenmuller systematically removed or covered over the composer's name and made disparaging comments about his character.
After masking of adaptor sequences and removal of contaminated reads the clean reads were filtered for siRNA and piRNA identification with ACGT101-miR-v3.
These small piRNA elements are also under strong selective constraints (based on data from African populations), and there is a strong correlation between the age of the TE family and the number of associated piRNAs.
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The journey is a poignant one, past the glum fortress towers of Pirna where the Third Reich pioneered the slaughter of the mentally handicapped ("we do it in the womb and so get away with it") and then along the melodramatic gorge of the Elbe, not unlike the Potomac as seen from Harpers Ferry.