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BA

The two-character ISO 3166 country code forBOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA.

Ba

A bond rating by Moody's. It is subdivided (in decreasing order) into Ba1, Ba2, and Ba3. A Ba rating is equivalent to a BB rating by S&P and Fitch. A Ba rating is the highest possible junk bond rating, meaning that a bond with this rating carries less risk than other junk bonds. Nevertheless, banks are prohibited from investing in them.

Ba

See BB.
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Significantly higher levels of MCHC, WBCs, monocytes, and basophils were observed in group 1, the younger birds.
Evaluation of cell-mediated, cutaneous basophil hypersensitivity in young chickens by an interdigital skin test.
12) Mast cell mediators rapidly recruit basophils from the bloodstream.
In recent years, it has been emphasized that antiIgE (omalizumab) monoclonal antibody treatment among new treatment options acts by specifically binding to IgE antibody preventing binding with highly sensitive IgE receptors and thus highly sensitive IgE receptors expressed on mast and basophil cells decrease by negative feedback and omalizumab is useful in treatment of chronic urticaria (14,29-34).
The correlations for monocytes, basophils and immature granulocytes were weak.
There were also concentration-related reductions in blood monocytes, basophils and increased lymphocyte expression of the activation marker CD25.
A total of five QTL for basophil were found, among which the QTL on SSC13 was resided closely with the lymphocytes QTL (Table 3).
Correlation coefficients for basophils (Figure 6, E), atypical lymphocytes (Figure 6, F), and bands (Figure 6, I) were lower at 0.
Flow-cytometric basophil activation test (FAST) is based on measurement of the markers including CD63, CD203c and CD69 which become surface markers when basophils are activated.
05), and the difference between Phadiatop-positive and negative groups in terms of eosinophil or basophil response to 3 days of exercise was not significant (p>0.
Artis and his colleagues focused on the role of basophils, a type of white blood cell, in causing allergic inflammation, and the relationship between basophil responses and allergic disease.
In this controlled study replicating previous work by Benveniste, Ennis and others, researchers at the Department of Pathology and Immunology at the University of Verona in Italy, proceeded to measure the effect of homeopathically potentised histamine on human basophil degranulation.