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A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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The major protein components in NAM were myosin heavy chains (MHCs), actin, tropomyosin, troponin, and myosin light chains.
Colbert, "HLA-B27 up-regulation causes accumulation of misfolded heavy chains and correlated with the magnitude of the unfolded protein response in transgenic rats," Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
The mAb W6/32, which recognizes [[beta].sub.2]m-associated HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-C, HLA-E, and HLA-G heavy chains [25, 26], was purchased from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Fremont, CA.
"All this due to an increasing number of dhows catching shrimp - which has reached 400 boats, using very heavy chains in the sea and trawling which affects sea life more than land reclamation.
Three subtypes of MIDD are recognized depending on the composition of immunoglobulin deposits: LCDD, in which the deposits are composed of monoclonal light chains only; light and heavy chain deposition disease (LHCDD), in which the deposits are composed of monoclonal light and heavy chains; and heavy chain deposition disease (HCDD), in which the deposits are composed of monoclonal heavy chains only [3].
The ship section reached the water, restrained by heavy chains, and was nudged into place by two waiting tugs.
Myosin heavy chains in skeletal muscles of the common shrew (Sorex araneus): absence of a slow isoform and transitions of fast isoforms with ageing.
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This allows for the identification of the mono-isotopic mass peak of both the light and heavy chains of monoclonal antibodies or, when linked to Smart Formula 3D, provides unambiguous elemental formula determination for pharmaceutical and related industries.
Wu Yuanhong, 42, who was diagnosed as a schizophrenic at the age of 15, is bound by heavy chains and placed in a cage, is being served three meals a day by his mother Wang Muxiang, News.sky.com reports.
Engineer Abdulrahman Saif, the general director of the Electricity Public Corporation, said saboteurs typically disrupt electrical lines using heavy chains but the accused tribesmen opened heavy fire this time shooting down lines.