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K

Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying the issue has no voting rights.

K

1. Shorthand for 1,000.

2. A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the share being traded has no voting rights. All NASDAQ listings use a four letter abbreviation; if a K follows the abbreviation, this indicates that the share comes without voting rights attached to it.

K

Used frequently in the financial literature as a symbol for 1,000.

k

Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables of newspapers to indicate dividends that have been paid so far during the year on an issue of preferred stock with dividends in arrears: pf 1.75k.
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L'insuffisance renale provoque une retention du potassium dans le sang.
Gender, age, race/ethnicity and educational attainment, but not income or body mass index, were also highly predictive of potassium intake.
Previous studies have suggested that older people are at an increased risk of harm from potassium because as people get older, their kidneys may become less able to remove potassium from their blood.
They estimated the usual dietary intakes of sodium and potassium at baseline for 12,267 adults participating in the survey, then determined the subjects' mortality status during a median of 15 years of follow-up using the National Death Index.
Potassium is essential for cell chemical activity and for the transmission of electrochemical impulses.
Potassium is important for cell maintenance, cellular-membrane potential, and homeostasis of cell volume.
Spurious hypokalemia is an artificial decrease in potassium which can occur in two ways.
Knowing this, there are many confounding variables that may have led to the altered potassium level such as dehydration from vomiting (leading to potassium loss through the stomach), that can cause bradycardia as decompensation from shock; or over-replacement of potassium-rich IV fluids that would lead to tachycardia from volume overload.
The aberrant of the serum potassium has been mentioned in several diseases including malaria (1-2), an important tropical infectious disease.
Organometallic urethane catalysts include dibutyltin dilaurate, potassium octoate, zinc octoate, lead neodecanoate, bismuth octoate, bismuth neodecanoate, tin neodecanoate, and lithium neodecanoate.
Potassium and sodium work in opposition to one another in the body.
They fight it with various toxicants, including chlorine and potassium salts.