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Ernst, scientist in Hapsburg Empire, 1838-1916. See: Mach band, Mach number.


A gene on chromosome 2q33-q34 that encodes a protein belonging to the cysteine-aspartic acid protease (caspase) family which, once activated by proteolytic processing, plays a central role in the execution phase of cell apoptosis, as well as various stages of embryological development. CASP8 is an initiator-type caspase, which is activated by, and interacts with, upstream adaptor molecules through CARD and DED protein–protein interaction domains; it is involved in the programmed cell death induced by Fas and various apoptotic stimuli. It is highly expressed in peripheral blood leukocytes and in the spleen, thymus and liver.

Molecular pathology
CASP8 has been detected in the insoluble fraction of affected brain regions in Huntington disease, suggesting a role in neurodegenerative diseases.
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Headquartered in Luxembourg, MACH has offices in 12 countries and employs more than 1,000 people worldwide.
Mach returned to women's wear freelancing for the Spanish label Roberto Torretta in Madrid before relocating to New York.
Lokdeep Singh, Chief Technology Officer, MACH commented: "Operators today simply do not have the resources to invest in large CAPEX projects to overcome the difficulties of growing revenue and controlling margin.
For one thing, its behavior above Mach 8 is open to speculation-no wind tunnel can sustain higher speeds.
According to Telefonica EspaSa, MACH has provided it with an effective service to help towards its wider fraud reduction efforts.
Serving global commercial, military, and government markets since 2007, Mach 1 Development, Inc.
Always at the vanguard of technology and communications innovation, the North American market continues to present new and exciting opportunities - both for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and for companies, like MACH, who support and enable the growth of the mobile industry," said Guy Dubois, President and CEO, MACH.
Flights of two X-43A aircraft are planned, with top speeds to reach Mach 10, about 7,000 mph.
Pro Mach is a supplier of packaging and processing systems, covering food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors, and other consumer goods.
LUXEMBOURG, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It is with deep sadness that Guy Dubois, President and CEO of MACH, announces today the sudden loss of Lodewijk Cornelis, MACH's Chief Marketing Officer.
MACH business advisory services and diagnostic tools identify revenue 'white spaces' to highlight coverage gaps, delivering an operator-specific program of new partners, destinations and services to realise untapped revenue opportunities.
Ernst Mach's philosophy; pro and con; with contributions by Brentano, Carnap, Einstein, Husserl, Lenin, Mach, Planck, Popper, and others.