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pattern recognition receptor

Abbreviation: PRR
A receptor on an antigen-presenting cell of the immune system that recognizes molecular sequences found on disease-causing organisms but not host cells. PRRs detect the presence of pathogen-associated chemicals such as lipopolysaccharides, mannans, and teichoic acids.
See also: receptor
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Thus far, the commentary concerning the FAPE standard has been largely absent in the special education literature; the early and rather tempered assessments of the PRR provision serve as a minor exception.
r] 28 000 fragment that covers 65% of the PRR has hitherto not been detected, suggesting that it in turn is rapidly cleaved into unidentified smaller fragments (Fig.
Today, Brogan and the PRR team support clients that include the U.
Apparently the inside/outside difficulty with the PRR is not a problem with the PNR-500.
The PRR team then directs graduates to conveniently located health centers in desperate need of expertly trained staff.
Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable, yet two out of every five children experience it by kindergarten," says PRR managing principal Mike Rosen.
The rangers chose the PRR because of it's size, weight, comfort, simplicity, durability and compatibility with current US Issue radios like SINCGARS, MBITR, Icom and Motorola, and because it is the only radio that operates even when active IED Countermeasures are in effect," said Wesley Gilson, President and General Manager of Selex Communications, Inc.
The PRR is the world's most successful warfighter's radio, and now with AES encryption, wireless links to US vehicle intercoms and compatibility with the Motorola XTS Series radios used for longer range applications, our citizen-soldiers will be able to communicate quickly and leave no guardsman without communications capability.
The Dual PTT function allows the PRR to send and receive on Intra-squad and Command Radio Nets simultaneously.
CONTACT: Andrea Wedderburn of PRR, +1-206-623-0232, ext.