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Birk

(bērk),
Yehudith, Israeli biochemist, b. 1926. See: Bowman-Birk inhibitor.
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7) De acuerdo con el archivo creado por Sandow Birk, la pretensiosa intelectualidad y esnobismo del norte (San Francisco) es contestada por el sur (Los Angeles) con imprecaciones sobre la supuesta naturaleza afeminada y/u homosexual de las poses de sus habitantes.
Birk and his team studied the defective gene among myopic members of the tribe and found that LEPREL1 encodes an enzyme that is essential for the final modification of collagen in the eye.
Birk Nielsen, based in Aarhus, specialises in landscape architecture, urban planning and wind power, and has 18 employees.
Birk is experiencing what research on 3,000 Inner-City Arts students has shown: Children who make art and perform music and theater improve their skills and comprehension in math, reading, writing and other fields of study.
In 1893, Charles Wacker of Wacker & Birk assisted Louis Glunz in becoming a bottler of Schlitz Beer for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, which marked the beginning of a distributorship with the Milwaukee brewery.
Birk contextualizes his analysis by relating it to both early and recent studies that also tackle the structural organization of Moby-Dick, from James Dean Young's "The Nine Gams of the Pequod" (1953) to Elizabeth A.
Then Birk came bounding out of the forest like a rat on crack.
Why, with just a couple of ghosts, some kids and a muttering old miser (Raye Birk, for example, as Ebenezer Scrooge in American Conservatory Theater of San Francisco's 1999 production, in photo), does this Dickens potboiler still draw audiences so unfailingly that it has become the American theatre's fail-safe against financial ruin?
It's not that teachers are simply going easy on the kids, contends Birk, a freelance writer based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Kathy Birk and Michael Werner that women with MS who are using immunosuppressive medications get Pap tests twice a year, as abnormal results might be common.
firm Birk Hillman retained its contract for project management and training.
Some of these projects had been kicked around for over 10 years," says Mia Birk, Portland's bicycle program coordinator.