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BBS

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BBS

BBS

(1) (Bulletin Board System) A computer system used as an information source and forum for a particular interest group. They were widely used in the U.S. to distribute shareware and drivers and had their heyday in the 1980s and first part of the 1990s, all before the Web took off. A BBS functions somewhat like a stand-alone website, but without graphics. However, unlike Web access via one connection to the Internet, each BBS had its own telephone number to dial up.

Although still used in some parts of the world where there is little or no Internet access, most every resource found on a BBS migrated to the Web. Software companies may still maintain their old BBS to serve as alternate venues for downloading drivers.

Comm Programs Are Required
To access a BBS, a general-purpose communications program such as Crosstalk or Qmodem Pro is used. The address list in a comm program stores telephone numbers like a Web browser stores bookmarked URLs.

(2) (BIOS Boot Specification) A Plug and Play BIOS format that enables the user to determine the boot sequence. See OPROM.
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The role of bombesin and bombesin-related peptides in the short-term control of food intake.
Row Genes Drugs 1 GHSR Hexarelin 2 NMBR Bombesin, Ranatensin 3 GNRHR Degarelix, Nafarelin, Cetrorelix, Goserelin, Leuprolide 4 F2RL3 Argatroban 5 GRP Bombesin 6 MLNR Roxithromycin, Erythromycin, Azithromycin 7 FFAR1 Icosapent, Alpha-linolenic acid 8 OXT Oxytocin, Carbetocin
Rice et al., "Bombesin staining in neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy (NEHI) and other childhood interstitial lung diseases (chILD)," Histopathology, vol.
Pronicwicz, "Structures and bonding on a colloidal silver surface of the various length carboxyl terminal fragments of bombesin," Langmuir, vol.
The ability of natural toxins to bind specifically to various cellular domains upholds new hope for anticancer drug development, like bombesin and bombesin-like toxins which have been used as drug motifs carriers with high specificity against tumoral cells [126-130].
Viallet, "Receptor subtype expression and responsiveness to bombesin in cultured human bronchial epithelial cells," Cancer Research, vol.
Role of neuropeptides in the regulation of feeding behavior: A review of cholecystokinin, bombesin, neuropeptide Y, and galanin.
Bombesin analogs are promising ligands for imaging these tumor cells.
Bruker Peptide Calibration Mixture (containing Angiotensin_II, [MH.sup.+]1046.542; Angiotensin_I, [MH.sup.+]1296.685; Substance_P, [MH.sup.+]1347.735; Bombesin, [MH.sup.+]1619.822; Renin_Substrate, [MH.sup.+]1758.932; ACTH 1-17 clip, [MH.sup.+]2093.086; ACTH 18-39 clip, [MH.sup.+]2465.198; Somatostatin 28 clip, [MH.sup.+]3147.471) was spotted down for external calibration.
"Modulation of 11[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase expression by bombesin: A possible mechanism for glucocorticoid resistance in androgen independent prostate cancer," Hormone and Metabolic Research 40(11): 772-778.
* Bombesin and cholecystokinin are compounds produced in the brain that stimulate the functioning of the intestines.
4:15 EFFECTS OF BOMBESIN ON PROLACTIN SECRETIION IN ADULT FEMALE RATS, Deborah Myers [*], Caroline Cofer and Thomas Toney, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061.