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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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These findings seem attributable to excess [alpha] chain in the development of clinical phenotype.3 The standard diagnostic marker for BT trait (BT T) is elevation of Hb alpha 2 (HbA2) level (>3.5%).
It may sound highfalutin when you hear it for the first time, but when you get used to it, you will understand the alpha is simply a measure of how well a stock or a fund has outperformed the market over a period of time.
Stockholders of Alpha, who collectively hold approximately 38% of the shares of common stock of Alpha Natural Resources Holdings Inc.
Interferon alpha (IFN[alpha]) is a widely used cytokine for treatment of hepatitis and cancer.
Also, to investigate alpha triplication ([alpha][alpha][alpha]anti3.7) in cases with [alpha]-globin gene deletion, multiplex PCR method was set up and used (14).
Characterization of a new alpha zero thalassaemia defect in the South African population.
The bank resulted from the combination will operate as Alpha Eurobank SA.
The prevalence of alpha thalassemia trait was found to be 6.5% in the study group.