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More than one class of securities traded together (e.g., one common share and three subscription warrants).


1. A combination of securities or types of securities packaged together and bought and sold as one. For example, a preferred share may have warrants and/or common shares attached to it when it is sold. See also: Paired shares, Cum warrant.

2. One thing that may be exchanged. For example, one dollar is a unit of money.


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But what they forget is that by spending just 10 to 20 minutes under the direct sun, they can get 10,000 to 25,000 International Units of Vitamin D3 released into their blood stream.
Number of international units of recombinant coagulation factor VIII minimum of second generation (item 2) 9 084 684
Ishwarlal Jialal of the University of Texas Southwestern Medicine Center in Dallas described recent experiments in which he gave diabetic and nondiabetic people 1,200 international units (IU) of vitamin E daily.
Number of international units of recombinant coagulation factor IX at least second generation (item 2) 2 055 000
They were part of a group of people, all 65 or older, who had been randomly assigned to consume daily for 3 years either a tablet containing 500 milligrams of calcium and 700 international units of vitamin D or a look-alike placebo.
For vitamin E, which acts as a potent anti-oxidant that may counter atherosclerosis, carcinogenic assaults on cells, cataracts, macular degeneration and premature aging of cells throughout the body, he suggests a dose of 100 to 400 International Units daily.
The new report more than doubles the RDA for vitamin E--which occurs naturally as RRR-alpha-tocopherol--to 15 mg, or 22 international units (IU), for adults.
The other study, the Beta Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial, or CARET, tested both beta carotene, in a dose of 30 milligrams a day, and vitamin A, in a daily dose of 25,000 international units.

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