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WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House and Senate Committees this week approved bills that will help to strengthen investments and promote future agriculture development

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Immunization is one of the safest, most effective public health measures we have to prevent serious illness. SURREY, BC, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister

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Litigation Would Cite How Drug Can Cause Birth Defects When Used by Pregnant Women CHICAGO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago law firm said today it is considering filing the

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Health care organization also ranked No. 4 for Recruitment and No. 9 for People with Disabilities OAKLAND, Calif., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has been ranked No.

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SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc., a global leader in non-invasive genetic testing, and LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services ("LifeLabs") today announced a new

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WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now offering instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers if a family has


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Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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