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BA

The two-character ISO 3166 country code forBOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA.

Ba

A bond rating by Moody's. It is subdivided (in decreasing order) into Ba1, Ba2, and Ba3. A Ba rating is equivalent to a BB rating by S&P and Fitch. A Ba rating is the highest possible junk bond rating, meaning that a bond with this rating carries less risk than other junk bonds. Nevertheless, banks are prohibited from investing in them.

Ba

See BB.
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A positive result to rocuronium plus sugammadex could be explained by the presence of specific antibodies to rocuronium on the basophils' membrane that quickly activates these cells before sugammadex had any effect on rocuronium molecules.
These cells are basophils in the apical region, indicating that they can assume a secretory function, releasing molecules into the spermathecal lumen contributing to spermatozoa maintenance.
For basophils it was 100%, while the lowest evidence in the eosinophils has a value of 73.07% as shown in Figures 5(a) and 5(b), respectively, and for lymphocytes a percentage of 93.42% was determined, as shown in Figure 5(c).
demonstrated by flow cytometry the ability of CSU patients' serum to activate donor basophils as determined by the upregulation of CD203c [99]; in fact, the lack of basophil CD203c-upregulating activity in the serum of patients with chronic urticaria correlates with a good clinical response to omalizumab [100].
only patients with CU and HT had anti-FceRI antibodies in their sera that could induce degranulation of normal basophils." (35) Interestingly, "Some sera from patients with CU and HT caused degranulation of normal basophils in the absence of anti-FceRI." (35)
Reciprocal regulation of human basophil and eosinophil differentiation by separate t-cell-derived factors.
The observed significant increase in neutrophil, basophil, eosinophil and monocytes throughout the duration of exposure may have been provoked by the stress imposed by aluminium phosphide on the fish.
et al., "Basophil Fcepsilon RI histamine release parallels expression of Srchomology 2-containing inositol phosphatases in chronic idiopathic urticaria," Journal Allergy Clinical Immunology, vol.
At that time, basophils were only 2.0% of all nucleated cells in the bone marrow.
It was in 1934 that a delayed reaction in the skin after repeated injection of a foreign protein was linked to basophils and described as the so-called cutaneous basophil hypersensitivity by Jones and Mote [22].
Leucogram included white cells total count (white blood cells-WBC), white blood differential counts (heterophils, lymphocytes, basophils, eosinophils and monocytes) and thrombocytes.
Table 5 shows that the ESR, MCV, Basophil and Eosinophil values were significantly (p < 0.05) influenced by the dietary treatments at the finisher phase.