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AA

The second-highest bond rating by S&P and Fitch. AA is subdivided (in decreasing order) into AA+, AA, and AA-. Bonds with AA ratings are investment-grade, meaning that banks are allowed to hold them. AA bonds are low-risk and low-return. The rating is equivalent to an Aa rating by Moody's.

AA

A grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency to indicate a very strong capacity to pay interest and repay principal. Such a rating indicates only slightly lower quality than the top rating of AAA. Also called Aa.
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Effect of celecoxib, a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, on the pathophysiology of adjuvant arthritis in rat.
Therapeutic effects and mechanisms of total flavonoids of Turpinia Arguta Seen on adjuvant arthritis in rats.
The laboratory findings indicate an enhancement of rheumatoid factor (Rf), C-reactive protein (CRP), globulin, interleukin-2, interleukin-6, while albumin and total proteins were decreased in the adjuvant arthritis groups compared with the controls.
Total glucosides of paeony suppresses adjuvant arthritis in rats and intervenes cytokine-signaling between different types of synoviocytes.
Kalopanaxsaponin-A was found to significantly decrease malondialdehyde formation and the activities of xanthine oxidase and aldehyde oxidase in Freund's complete adjuvant arthritis model in rats.
speciosa ethanolic extract, at the doses of 50-100 mg/kg, prevented the formation of edema at 3 hours after carrageenan injection and on day 14 after induction of adjuvant arthritis.