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1. a measure of length equal to the average length of a stride, approximately 3 feet
2. any of the manners in which a horse or other quadruped walks or runs, the three principal paces being the walk, trot, and canter (or gallop)
3. a manner of moving, natural to the camel and sometimes developed in the horse, in which the two legs on the same side of the body are moved and put down at the same time
4. Architect a step or small raised platform

landing, pace, stair landing

The horizontal platform at the end of a stair flight or between two flights of stairs.


A seldom-used term for stair landing.


A CPU based on the Nova design, but with 16-bit addressing, more addressing modes and a 10 level stack (like the Intel 8008).
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Glycosylation of Thr71 in proBNP has inhibitory effects since it prevents proteolysis by both furin and corin.
Another similarity between Patiria miniata (Pm) Vtg2 and chicken Vtg2 is the presence of two more furin proteolytic cleavage sites in the C-terminus, although the cleavage sites of P.
G Jonsson (Chair), N Davies, C Freeman, J Joska, S Pahad, R Thorn, K Thompson, N Woollett (Panel Members), J Furin, G Meintjes (Reviewers)
Childhood TB is all about money - who does not have it, who wants it and who is unable to provide it," says Jennifer Furin, Assistant Professor, TB Research Unit, Case Western Reserve University.
section] 401 and proposing a statutory amendment that would eliminate restrictive conditions imposed by Congress on DoD HCA activities and clarify the meaning of "military operations"); Major Timothy Austin Furin, Legally Funding Military Support to Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Operations, ARMY LAW.
Here HPAI viruses differ from LPAI viruses in cellular proteases as ubiquitous furin and PC 6 (proprotein convertases) are essential for cleavage of HA of HPAI viruses while HA of LPAIV is cleaved only by trypsin-like proteases secreted from cells in respiratory and intestinal tracts (Klenk and Garten, 1994; Swayne and Suarez, 2000).
The G1 arginine to histidine change at amino acid residue 87 in exon 1 substitutes one basic charged polar group with another and occurs at a position before the furin cleavage site for the mature peptide, so is unlikely to affect the activity of the mature protein (Hanrahan et al.
En otros contextos de pobreza, algunos autores (Daily, Farmer, 1996; Farmer, Rhatigan, Katz & Furin, 1996) ya habian reportado que las mujeres con VIH/Sida, en comparacion con muestras de hombres con el virus, estan mas expuestas a retrasos en el diagnostico, acceso al sistema de salud y al correspondiente cuidado, lo que contribuye a un mal pronostico y evolucion del VIH.