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FAS

abbr.
1. fetal alcohol syndrome
2. Foreign Agricultural Service
3. free alongside ship

FAS

or

f.a.s.

abbreviation for
(Commerce) free alongside ship

FAS

1. fetal alcohol syndrome.
2. Foreign Agricultural Service.

F.A.S.

or f.a.s.,

free alongside ship.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.FAS - a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
Translations

FAS

[ˌɛfeɪˈɛs] abbr (British) (=free alongside ship) → FLB

fas

abbr of free alongside shipfrei Kai

FAS

f.a.s. abbr (Brit) =free alongside shipF.A.S., franco banchina nave
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2008) Fas receptor expression in germinal-center B cells is essential for T and B lymphocyte homeostasis.
The many roles of FAS receptor signaling in the immune system.
Fas receptor then recruits Fas-associated death domain protein (FADD) and pro-caspase 8.
For instance, Artepilin C (3,5-diprenyl-4-hydroxycinnamic acid) exhibits potent cytocidal effects and induces marked levels of apoptosis which may be partially associated with enhanced Fas receptor expression and loss of the mitochondrial membrane potential in human leukemia cell lines in vitro (Kimoto et al.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Cancer cells - and not normal cells - can be killed by eliminating either the FAS receptor, also known as CD95, or its binding component, CD95 ligand, scientists demonstrated.
Various methods to inhibit apoptosis including the cell surface Fas receptor pathway inhibitors, caspase inhibitors, over-expression of anti-apoptotic genes and small interfering ribonucleic acid therapy are discussed.
The results of these studies also suggest the inhibition of NF-kB activation, the suppression of anti-apoptotic proteins, such as IAP, c-FLIP, Akt kinase, and the initiation of extrinsic pathway of apoptosis by induction of TRAIL and Fas receptor stimulation in cancer cells.
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