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A map of a town or a section of land that has been subdivided into lots showing the location and boundaries of individual parcels with the streets, alleys, easements, and rights of use over the land of another.

A plat is usually drawn to scale.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

PLAT. A map of a piece of land, in which are marked the courses and distances of the different lines, and the quantity of land it contains.
     2. Such a plat;nay be given in evidence in ascertaining the position of the land, and what is included, and may serve to settle the figure of a survey, and correct mistakes. 5 Monr. 160. See 17 Mass. 211; 5 Greenl. 219; 7 Greenl, 61; 4 Wheat. 444; 14 Mass. 149.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In this experiment TPA was again used to induce cell death DMSO was used as the negative control while CIS-Platinum (SIGMA product no.
The separated sera were used for measurement of TPA and IL-6 concentration using two enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits one for TPA detection was supplied by DRG instruments GmbH Germany The other ELISA kit for IL-6 detection supplied by RayBiotech Inc.
The safe use of tPA means that doctors must determine that the stroke was not caused by the rupture of a blood vessel (hemorrhagic stroke), in which case tPA would significantly worsen the bleeding complications.
One patient developed severe angioedema five days after administration of tPA; for this patient, angioedema was thought to be due to an antibiotic and was not included in the calculation of incidence of severe tPA-induced angioedema.
Experiments on the stabilities of 1,4-BD and TPA were also carried out in a 50-mL stainless steel batch autoclave reactor in HCW.
In view of user's limited resources and the expensive computation cost incurred by the frequent audits, the public auditing schemes are proposed [13-22], which introduce a trusted TPA to perform the above auditing task.
"I'll preface my comments by saying TPAs traditionally are centered in the micro- and small-plan market, but fundamentally for most plan sponsors, the value of a TPA will be found in supplementing their HR [human resource] departments-particularly [with everything concerning] the design and implementation of benefits," Shelton says.
Fees and costs: The TPA's compensation must be reasonable in light of the services provided to the plan.
One reason tPA hasn't been more widely adopted, stroke experts say, is that many doctors remain skittish about using the drug.
The TPAessentials program and website is available to TPAs who complete a program application.
While the size, location and other features of the clot are all factors in determining how it's treated, one of the major limiting factors in the success of tPA has been time.
After that, the cells were treated with or without 1 nM TPA for 12 h following incubation for 2h with Cell Counting Kit-8 (CCK-8) assay reagent (Dojindo, Japan).