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Platinum

A rare and valuable metal. Platinum is used in jewelry and electronics. Platinum is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Platinum is volatile like other commodities, but generally maintains a relatively high price.
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VIPs yesterday watched a video presentation by the double platinium album selling X Factor star eagerly anticipating the chance to be the first to wow crowds in the open air concert at the pounds 6.5m Parc Eirias complex at the Access All Eirias concert on Saturday, July 28.
Palladium also dropped to USD 570 per ounce, while platinium slipped to USD
Despite already losing captain Rio Ferdinand to injury, Fabio Capello is refusing to wrap his big names in cotton wool, insisting they all need to play at least a half against the Platinium Stars at the Moruleng Stadium tomorrow.
The conductivity and surface tension of the solutions were determined by a conductivity meter (Radelkis, OK-102/1) and Du Nouy Ring method (Kruss) using platinium ring and highly precise electronic balance respectively.
Cystectomy is indicated for localized disease and intra-arterial platinium or methotrexate-based chemotherapy with or without radio-therapy to control localized disease with prolonged progression-free survival have been reported.[sup.12,13] However, there is no systemic standard chemotherapy regimen for advanced disease, which in general is considered chemotherapy resistant.[sup.3] Our patient failed to respond to standard platinium-based chemotherapy for bladder cancer, but derived a meaningful clinical benefit from capecitabine, an orally bioavailable 5-fluorouracil (FU) prodrug.
Amplifications were performed in a 50-ul volume containing 0.3 [micro]l of each primer (100 [micro]M), 1 [micro]l dNTP mix (10 mM), 2 [micro]l 50 mM MgCl2, 5 [micro]l 10X Platinum PCR buffer (containing 200 mM Tris-HCl [pH 8.4], 500 mM KCl), 1.25 U Platinium Taq DNA polymerase (Invitrogen), and 0.5-1 [micro]l of 50-70 ng template DNA.
"Salon professional colour innovations have produced pre-lightening products such as Platinium Plus which will ensure a silky result with a gorgeous, natural sheen.
For measurement X-Rite DTP-41 spectrophotometer with assistance of Monaco profiler platinium application was used .
The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Association of Corporate Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, Bilzin Sumberg, Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, and Kozyak Tropin & Thorckmorton are among the platinium sponsors.