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(Ultra Port Architecture) A high-speed interconnect between the CPU and memory from Sun. It uses a packet-switched crossbar architecture that can transfer more than 100 MBytes/sec.
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a river in Tula Oblast, RSFSR; a right tributary of the Oka River of the Volga River basin. The Upa is 345 km long and drains an area of 9,510 sq km. Its course is located within the Central Russian Upland. The river describes large loops and is fed primarily by snow. High water is from late March to early May. The mean flow rate 89 km from the mouth is 40.2 cu m per sec. The Upa freezes over in late November or December (sometimes in January), and the ice breaks up in late March or April. The river is a water supply source. The cities of Sovetsk and Tula are located on the Upa. A reservoir near Sovetsk has an area of 5.7 sq km.

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Inflammatory stimulant-releasing proteases cause circulating uPAR release from the cell surface and formation of the soluble form of suPAR.
Most of these reports have focused on uPAR, since this receptor is crucial for the initiation of the sequential series of events that ultimately result in the activation of plasminogen.
(a) Reference pattern of mononucleotide repeat markers uPAR, Bat24, Bat37, Bat59, and Bat64 in a WT mouse.
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(71) Furthermore, human pharyngeal cells express urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) or CD87 on their surface that serves as a receptor for GAPDH.
The product is aimed at targeting the cell surface protein uPAR, which is found in high levels in some deadly cancers.
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