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CF

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.

Cf

1. On a bond transaction table, an abbreviation indicating that a bond has matured, but is still trading.

2. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Central African Republic. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Central African bank accounts.

3. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Central African Republic. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Central African Republic. The capital and each prefecture have their own codes with the prefix "CF." For example, the code for the Prefecture of Ouaka is ISO 3166-2:CF-UK.

cf

Used in bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate that the certificate of a bond has matured but is still trading: VarCp 10s99cf.
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Boston-Providence Pulmonary Fibrosis Care Centers (Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, St.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common inherited rare disease in North America and Europe, with more than 27,000 cases in the US and more than 35,000 cases in the European Union (EU) (Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry, 2011; Farrell, 2008).
The research targets a pathway that turns off the trigger for the major molecular mediator of fibrosis, a protein called Transforming Growth Factor (TGF) beta.
With the genetic modifications, the researchers hope they will be able to mimic the lung disease that afflicts humans who have cystic fibrosis.
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Pharmaxis chief executive officer Dr Alan Robertson said: "The FDA decision is encouraging news for thousands of cystic fibrosis patients.
As the symptom - fibrosis of the alveolar walls - progresses, gas exchange in the lungs, the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide,
According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the median age for survival -- now 36.
The event, which is being held in towns and cities UK-wide during Cystic Fibrosis Week, has already raised more than pounds 200,000 for the trust.
We found that the ventricular myocardium of healthy controls showed normal architecture and orderly alignment of myocytes with minimal interstitial fibrosis in tissues observed at both 100X and 400X magnification.
Microscopically, a whorled onionskin fibrosis surrounded the small blood vessels (figure 2).
2]-macroglobulin, [gamma]-glutamyl transpeptidase, and total bilirubin to distinguish mild from significant fibrosis noninvasively.