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NLRP3

A gene located on chromosome 1q44 that encodes a pyrin-like protein that interacts with the apoptosis-associated speck-like protein PYCARD/ASC. NLRP3 has a caspase recruitment domain, and belongs to the NALP3 inflammasome complex; it plays a role in regulating inflammation and apoptosis.
 
Molecular pathology
NLRP3 mutations are associated with chronic infantile neurological cutaneous and articular (CINCA) syndrome, familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS), Muckle-Wells syndrome and neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID).

AVP

Abbreviation for antiviral protein;
arginine vasopressin.

AVP

Abbrev. for arginine vasopressin, a hormone secreted by the rear lobe of the pituitary gland, usually called vasopressin. It is also known as the ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE.

AVP

arginine vasopressin.
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There was a statistically significant difference in the OT of AVP and AVP 2 (3 min 54 s vs.
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The initial impetus to introduce AVP into Namibia came from the small Quaker (Religious Society of Friends) group in Windhoek.
Because of these properties, AVP has been used for the treatment of patients with diabetes insipidus and variceal haemorrhage due to hepatic failure (1).
We're not saying disrespect the NYPD, but we're also saying the NYPD is made up of human beings; we all come with our baggage, and here's the way to deal with some of that stuff," says Kim Fountain, associate director of education and public advocacy at the AVP.
However, in athletes with high sweat sodium concentrations (>100 mmol/L) (63) or high urinary sodium losses from inappropriate AVP secretion and water retention (>400 mOsm/L) (22,23,46) sodium losses may play a secondary role in the pathogenesis of EAH by either of two potential mechanisms: 1) hypovolemia produced by losses of sodium and water from sweating can act as a stimulus to AVP secretion, producing a secondary retention of water, as is seen medically in some cases of diuretic-induced hyponatremia (64); 2) sodium losses themselves can worsen the degree of hyponatremia, although in most cases not nearly as much as water retention (20) when summed up over time.
AVP has long been known for its participation in control of arterial blood pressure (Oliver & Shafer, 1895) and water excretion by the kidneys (Farini, 1913; Von den Velden, 1913).
Amongst the new anti-virus technologies that have been included into AVP are the well-known integrity checker AVP Inspector(to be bundled as a free add-on) and the advanced background script-virus interceptor AVP Script Checker.
Determination of plasma AVP is useful for both investigation of physiological water metabolism and diagnosis of pathological conditions such as syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone, diabetes insipidus, psychogenic water intoxication, and chronic hyponatremia (2).
In addition, there was a decrease in plasma AVP levels in old rats.
The agreement, which represents the largest commitment ever by a broadcast network to professional volleyball, was announced by Ken Schanzer, executive vice president, NBC Sports, and Jon Stevenson, president, AVP.