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burst-forming-unit

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BFU

A stem cell that produces red blood cell progeny and not blood cells of other lineages.
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He said that 200 Chinese students have completed the Arabic language course at BFU, of which more than 30 have been appointed ambassadors to Arab countries.
FAN-TASTIC: BFU members (from left to right) Bethany James, Virpi Kytoaho, Jessica James, Sheila Richardson, Brogan James, Sue Gardener and Joe Hammill
The BFU said in September that it had terminated Matthaeus' contract with immediate effect, less than a month after offering Matthaeus a two-year extension on his contract.
The decision is issued on an appeal against separate provisions from the Regulation of the international transfer of the Bulgarian Sports Volleyball Federation /BVF/, issued by the Managing Committee of BFU on 27th of July 2000, which Regulation was not confirmed by the chairman of SAYS under the provision of Art.
CSKA Sofia completed a miserable few days for the BFU when they started legal action against the country's football chiefs for not helping enough when CSKA were booted out of the Champions League for dodgy finances.
A potential Wales game will be useful as we will be meeting a team with similar characteristics to us," said a BFU official.
Uefa, the game's governing body in Europe, has refused to send a representative to the meeting and suggested that the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) do likewise, lest BFU lend any shred of legitimacy to the meeting.
Supporters' club chairman Sue Gardner meets up with BFU members in their unofficial headquarters at the Ironopolis Club, in Middlesbrough, before home games.
The BFU report explains: "The cause of the accident was that the horizontal stabiliser broke up in flight due to aerodynamic flutter with the result that the aircraft could no longer be controlled.
However, the standard employment agreement which was drafted by the BFU and must be used by each football club when signing its players contains an article on employee's image rights called personal rights.
It's obvious that the referees committed errors that affected the results of some matches," BFU president Borislav Mihaylov said.
Friday's 15th anniversary of the win over Germany was commemorated with an exhibition match in which the 1994 team beat a side of former internationals, including Germany's Fredi Bobic, 5-3 in Sliven, where Lechkov, now BFU vice president, is the mayor and president of the local first-division side.