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Business News Archive - July 18, 2005

NIPA is part of a molecular complex that triggers degradation of cyclin B1 during the cell's 'resting' phase, but allows it to accumulate as the cell gets ready to divide;

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.