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Fifth letter in a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the issue is the company's third class of preferred shares.

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Used in stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a new stock that has been listed within the past 52 weeks. The high and low prices are for a period of less than a year: WeinR n.
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Sequence and structure alignment of paramyxovirus hemagglutinin-neuraminidase with influenza virus neuraminidase.
Caption: In this cartoon, neuraminidase is depicted as a mouth which "bites" the bond between hemagglutinin (blue suction cup) and sialic acid (green rod).
When total sialic acid level was found to be very high, a diagnosis of sialidosis was made observing that [beta]-galactosidase enzyme activity was normal, but there was no activation of neuraminidase enzyme in fibroblast culture.
Positive test results can prompt early, appropriate initiation of neuraminidase inhibitor therapy.
Laninamivir is a neuraminidase inhibitor administered only by inhalation.
Influenza A virus strains are categorized according to two proteins found on the surface of the virus: hemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N).
Researchers searched databases for studies of the use of neuraminidase inhibitors, like Tamiflu and Relenza, for the treatment of seasonal influenza.
Initial testing of the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus found it susceptible to neuraminidase inhibitors (oseltamivir and zanamivir) and resistant to adamantanes (amantadine and rimantadine) (1).
HN also acts as an enzyme (NA, neuraminidase or sialidase) that removes sialic acid (neuraminic acid) moieties from viral progeny to prevent self-aggregation, favoring the release of virions from the cell.
Neuraminidase inhibitors are an important adjunct to influenza vaccination.
4,5) It is a transition-state analogue of sialic acid that potently inhibits the neuraminidase enzymes of both influenza A and B viruses.
Tamiflu is a neuraminidase inhibitor but experts argued that the Government should also be stocking another type of drug, known as ion channel inhibitors.