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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at uscode.house.gov and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.


section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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To define specific cell types, we performed immunohistochemical analysis by using antibodies against neuronal nuclei (Abcam, Cambridge, MA, USA), glial fibrillary acidic protein (Agilent, Santa Clara, CA, USA), and CD163 (Leica Biosystems, Buffalo Grove, IL, USA) on serial sections of block positive for Zika virus by ISH from selected case-patients, according to previously described protocol (19).
By Amdahl's law, any remaining serial sections of the computation impose an absolute limit on the parallel performance.
Mercer has used serial section reconstruction to make the first precise measurements of some of the lung's tiniest structures, such as an acinus - a cluster of alveoli vented by a single airway.
Several WU-VP1-positive cells were observed (Figure 2, panel A); a serial section stained with preimmune serum at the same dilution showed a negative result (Figure 2, panel B).
Serial Sections, IHC & other molecular techniques increases the detection rate of node metastasis and could be useful for better assessing the status of the lymph nodes.
The interviews were conducted with the chief librarian of PUL, the person in charge of the PUL Internet lab, two librarians working in the serial section, and three working in the circulation and reference section.
We used serial sections in the transverse (coronal) plane of the brain to localize areas with higher levels of aromatase activity.
Observations on the origin of adenomatous epithelium of the colon: serial section of minute polyps in familial polyposis.
The help of Marcia Mentar with cutting serial sections of the paraffin blocks is greatly appreciated.
When the original SLN was reexamined by using new serial sections or immunohistochemistry, 8 (80%) of these 10 patients with recurrence were reclassified as having a positive node.
Fifty serial sections were prepared from 2 fragments of rectal tissue and stained with hematoxylin-eosin (H&E).