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A, the first letter of the English and most other alphabets, is frequently used as an abbreviation, (q.v.) and also in the marks of schedules or papers, as schedule A, B, C, &c. Among the Romans this letter was used in criminal trials. The judges were furnished with small tables covered with wax, and each one inscribed on it the initial letter of his vote; A, when he voted to absolve the party on trial; C, when he was for condemnation; and N L, (non liquet) when the matter did not appear clearly, and be desired a new argument.

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1995) determined that the structures of both PbTx-1 and PbTx-2 are relatively linear with a bend approximately mid-molecule, possess a lactone functionality in the A-ring, have a strictly rigid region in the terminal four rings, possess a side chain allowing modest modification at the molecules' termini, and have a spacer region that separates the rigid region from the A-ring lactone.
Likewise, for 17[beta]-estradiol (Figure 2), the 3-OH group of the A-ring and the C17[beta] hydroxylic oxygen of the D-ring both act as anchoring elements and H-bond donors within ER[alpha] (Brzozowski et al.
location on A-Ring Road Au Rawdat Al Khail, three minutes away from Msheireb, in Doha downtown.
The project offers as well an alternative with good rental fees for merchants of medium businesses, and it enjoys a distinctive location on A-Ring road Rawdat Al Khail, three minutes away from Musheireb, in Doha downtown.