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Monetary Control Act of 1980 (MAC)

Act which requires that all banks and all institutions that accept deposits from the public make periodic reports to the Federal Reserve System. Starting in September 1981, the Fed charged banks for a range of services that it had provided free in the past, including check clearing, wire transfer of funds and the use of automated clearinghouse facilities.

MAC

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Macau. The code is used for transactions to and from Macanese bank accounts and for international shipping to Macau. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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This complement cascade eventually results in the formation of a membrane attack complex, a multiprotein assemblage that latches onto the surface of endothelial cells, killing them directly or, more often, activating them.
The researchers discovered that one component of the complement system, called the membrane attack complex, or MAC, is formed and activated in the joints of both humans and mice affected by osteoarthritis.
By binding to a region of C5 corresponding to C5b, RA101495 SC also disrupts the interaction between C5b and C6 and prevents assembly of the membrane attack complex.

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