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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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Police said that once they saw the dogs with scars, heavy chains, cages covered in feces and a breeding device a veterinarian's report called a "rape stand," they felt they had to remove the dogs.
All this due to an increasing number of dhows catching shrimp - which has reached 400 boats, using very heavy chains in the sea and trawling which affects sea life more than land reclamation.
Immunoglobulin is separately captured by antisera to the heavy chains of IgG, IgA, and IgM, as well as [kappa] and [lambda], and then the m/z distributions of the mass spectra (this time for both heavy and light chains) are examined separately after reducing disulfide bonds.
The ship section reached the water, restrained by heavy chains, and was nudged into place by two waiting tugs.
Myosin heavy chains in skeletal muscles of the common shrew (Sorex araneus): absence of a slow isoform and transitions of fast isoforms with ageing.
With heavy chains making a return to the runway, these cowgirl-style boots will work for now and into next year too PS45 Asos.
This allows for the identification of the mono-isotopic mass peak of both the light and heavy chains of monoclonal antibodies or, when linked to Smart Formula 3D, provides unambiguous elemental formula determination for pharmaceutical and related industries.
Myosin is a hexameric protein that consists of two myosin heavy chains and two pairs of non-identical light chains, the regulatory (RLC) and essential (ELC) light chains (15, 7).
Wu Yuanhong, 42, who was diagnosed as a schizophrenic at the age of 15, is bound by heavy chains and placed in a cage, is being served three meals a day by his mother Wang Muxiang, News.
Engineer Abdulrahman Saif, the general director of the Electricity Public Corporation, said saboteurs typically disrupt electrical lines using heavy chains but the accused tribesmen opened heavy fire this time shooting down lines.
Enhanced electrophoretic separation and resolution of myosin heavy chains in mammalian and avian skeletal muscles.
This painting, Untitled, 2011, depicts a facsimile castle wall and tower buttressed by a scanty scaffold and anchored to a bright-green platform with heavy chains.