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AFP

(protocol)

AFP

(printer, language)

AFP

(1) (Apple Filing Protocol) The standard file sharing protocol used in the Mac. Starting with Mac OS X, AFP uses TCP/IP as the primary communications protocol. It also supports certain features in Apple's earlier AppleTalk implementation. Originally called AppleTalk Filing Protocol and prior to the global implementation of TCP/IP, communications with Apple networks required translation into the AFP language. See file sharing protocol and AppleTalk.

(2) (Advanced Function Presentation) A page description language from IBM introduced in 1984 initially as Advanced Function Printing. It was first developed for mainframes and then brought down to minis and workstations. AFP is implemented on the various platforms by Print Services Facility (PSF) software, which generates the native IBM printer language, IPDS, and depending on the version, PostScript and LaserJet PCL as well. IBM calls AFP a "printer architecture" rather than a page description language.
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AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, economics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology.
To study the levels of serum AFP levels in malignant and benign liver tumours and also evaluate if the increase is more in malignant as compared to benign tumours of the liver.
Palestinian postal workers go through sacks of previously undelivered mail dating as far back as 2010, (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images) (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images) Ramadan Ghazawi, a Palestinian official at the central international exchange post office in the city of Jericho in the occupied West Bank, (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)
In addition to being an oncofetal antigen and diagnostic marker for liver cancer, AFP possesses a variety of biological functions, such as transport function similar to the class of albumin family, transporting metal ions, drugs, bilirubin, and steroids [1-4].
To identify prognostic factors of overall GCLM patients and the AFP [greater than or equal to] 20 ng/ml subgroup, survival durations were calculated using the Kaplan-Meier method and Cox regression.
We compared the serum markers levels at starting point between patients who had developed HCC and those who had not developed HCC; the results demonstrated that there were 4 markers, including AFP, AFP-L3, ALT, and AFP-L3/AFP ratio, that were statistically significant (p < 0.05); see Table 2 and Figure 1.
AFP has been regularly organizing the race at Attowala Village for the last five years, said a press release issued here.
The Malaysian royalty, who was welcomed by AFP deputy chief of staff Lt.