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SOD

Abbreviation for superoxide dismutase.

superoxide dismutase (SOD)

an enzyme composed of metal-containing proteins that converts superoxide radicals into less toxic agents. It is the main enzymatic mechanism for clearing superoxide radicals from the body.

SOD

Abbreviation for:
schedule of delegation 
segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia
septo-optic dysplasia
sodium
sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
statement of deficiency
superoxide dismutase

SOD

1. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction. See Biliary dyskinesia.
2. Superoxide dismutase, see there.
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A company representative from Park Avenue Turf explained recently “Deciding the correct sod variety for a homeowner is challenging.
Measurement of their muscle activity also showed that SOD helped the muscle work normally, helping survival.
By inappropriately using terms from system theory, the leading SOD proponent argued, the Soviets observed that the dialectical nature of warfare defines the need for a practice of command that perpetuates a learning cycle of model framing-reframing.
SOD previously known as erythrocuprein (human) or hemocuprein (bovine), exists as a family of metalloproteins and is widely distributed in mammalian tissues (8,9).
Although he is a newcomer to Oregon, he is no stranger to sod farming.
The mats are completely covered in grass in 30 to 45 days and degrade in about 120 to 150 days, leaving only clean, healthy sod.
He also joined a Nursery Sod Grower's Association, which helped him maintain contacts with other sod farmers.
1 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) Veteran youth baseball coach Charles Von Der Ahe of Saugus has been given four months to rip out the sod he laid in January in the chaparral-dense bowl behind his home.
It appeared all they had to do was break the sod, bring in livestock, split rails, build houses and barns, raise a crop and then collect a good price.
Lindsay East River Park have been restored using synthetic turf, and two smaller natural fields were refurbished with new sod, providing facilities for over 200 recreation leagues and school groups.
In particular, sod and nursery farming are growing segments that the Code has singled out for special tax treatment.
A second, western starflower, is the first herbaceous plant confirmed as susceptible to SOD.