SFD


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SFD

abbreviation for small for dates. See small for gestational age infant.

fundus dystrophy, pseudoinflammatory, of Sorsby

A rare autosomal dominant (OMIM:136900) macular disorder that first appears around age 30 with loss of central vision due to subretinal neovascularisation and retinal atrophy. Macular disciform degeneration usually develops in 6 months to 6 years.

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects of TIMP3, which encodes a member of the tissue inhibitor of matrix metallopeptidase (TIMP) family.
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SFD provides other non-financial services for women, such as marketing products through participation in expos, and provides services to obtain licenses, trade records and tax cards.
Meanwhile, the SFD Director said that a large number of fictitious companies have been referred to the court of law during the past year for conning foreign workers and engaging in illegal acts.
The SFD says they will not resume their work until the perpetrators are apprehended.
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Jouini said the number of agreements signed so far between the two countries has reached 32, underlining keenness to make the most of opportunities offered by the SFD in carrying out development projects with needed efficiency and speed.
The SFD and the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF) are therefore encouraging companies to collaborate to take advantage of opportunities not normally available to smaller companies.
Patients with SFD respond poorly to conventional treatments for the condition, resulting in them losing their central visual function during their 30s-40s.
Structural development at the #14-21 Antelope Tail location, as predicted by the SFD technology, was proven to be valid, however, a subsequent evaluation of the 3-D seismic has shown that the structure post-dated hydrocarbon migration.
Its numbers are more than respectable: 32,000 people participated in SFD programs as teachers, students, choreographers, dancers, and audience members in its first year, which grew to over 50,000 in 1998, nearly half the population of Boulder.
Weber's team found different mutations in TIMP3 in two unrelated families with SFD.
This project is jointly financed by SFD and OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) where the total estimated cost of the project is $140 million.
The SFD aims to lend small and medium enterprises EGP 3bn by the end of 2015