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A gene on chromosome 22q11.1, which encodes a member of the BCL-2 family of cell death regulators. BID heterodimerises with either agonist BAX or antagonist BCL2. Caspase-8 cleaves BID, mediating mitochondrial damage when the COOH-terminal part translocates to mitochondria, triggering cytochrome c release.

bis in di·e

, bid (bis in dē'ā)
Twice a day.


Abbreviation for bis in die.
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there are some facts of mental science that already bid fair to become as timeless as [Boyle's] law of perfect gases .
Wald put it in The New York Times, "They bid fair to become the dominant life form.
I'd like to think we won the bid fair and square," he told reporters.