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car·di·nal

(kar'di-năl),
Chief or principal; in embryology, relating to the main venous drainage.
[L. cardinalis, principal]
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CARD8

A gene on chromosome 19q13.33 that encodes a protein involved in apoptosis which is highly expressed in the lung, ovary, testis and placenta. CARD8 inhibits NF-kappa-B activation and regulates cell responses controlled by NF-kappa-B transcription factor. It may be part of the inflammasome, a protein complex that activates proinflammatory caspases.
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La ley pontificia que regula actualmente con caracter general el fundamento, organizacion y criterios de actividad de la curia romana es la const, ap.
Otros factores contribuyen a hacer dificil la delimitacion de los aspectos netamente canonicos del servicio a la Curia romana: la dependencia radical del Papa segun entes y oficios diferentes pero que se reconducen a su autoridad y a su persona; la reciente acentuacion de proyectar normativas canonicas en relaciones juridicas vaticanas y viceversa (1), y la provisionalidad de la situacion actual marcada por procesos de reforma.
See also Niccolo Del Re, La Curia romana: Lineamenti storicogiuridici (1948; Vatican City: Vatican, 1998).
In his brilliant new book All the Pope's Men, he gives the Curia Romana an even break.
Per una lettura storico-sociale della curia romana." Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa 30: 543-602.
See Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, "La mobilita della curia romana nel secolo XIII Riflessi locali," Societa e istituzioni dell'Italia comunale: L'esempio di Perugia (secoli XII-XIV) vol.