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Ernst, scientist in Hapsburg Empire, 1838-1916. See: Mach band, Mach number.


A gene on chromosome 2q33-q34 that encodes a protein belonging to the cysteine-aspartic acid protease (caspase) family which, once activated by proteolytic processing, plays a central role in the execution phase of cell apoptosis, as well as various stages of embryological development. CASP8 is an initiator-type caspase, which is activated by, and interacts with, upstream adaptor molecules through CARD and DED protein–protein interaction domains; it is involved in the programmed cell death induced by Fas and various apoptotic stimuli. It is highly expressed in peripheral blood leukocytes and in the spleen, thymus and liver.

Molecular pathology
CASP8 has been detected in the insoluble fraction of affected brain regions in Huntington disease, suggesting a role in neurodegenerative diseases.
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Due to thriving business growth and new regional opportunities, Pro Mach Mexico is adding staff to support their growing install base.
Commenting on the progress of MACH 2012, MTA President Simon Pollard said: "I'm delighted with the progress of MACH and the positive response from visitors to our exciting programme of new features, zones and seminars which has been developed for 2012.
The Area-Mach relation was used to obtain both the inlet and the exit area ratios by suitably substituting the stagnation and exit Mach numbers.
New at MACH is a showcase of all new products and services on display at MACH 2008.
The Bell X-2 hit Mach 3 in September 1956 but the plane and pilot were lost.
SHEC Labs' mission is to provide the world with an inexhaustible source of clean, renewable energy by harvesting the sun's energy to produce an economically viable source of hydrogen and other energy sources," said Mach One president Weymann Cheng.
I matched the output sound levels exactly between the Mach 1/G&D and the Sony to the accuracy limits of my Radio Shack digital sound level meter.
Continuing improvements in price, performance, and use such as those offered by the CD Copy Rocket Mach 12 will have an impact on the market," said Ted Pine, president of InfoTech.
In the late eighties the company touted a Mach 5 (3,400 mph) transport, fueled with liquid natural gas and carrying 305 passengers from D.
With more than 37,000 square feet of exhibition space under the company banner and more than 30 brands represented, Pro Mach is the largest single exhibitor at Pack Expo and offers attendees a show within a show where packaging line innovations can be effectively evaluated and experts consulted.
MACH, a provider of hub-based mobile communications exchange solutions, announced Friday the launch of its CAMEL roaming solutions, managed service-based solutions intended to provide mobile operators with real-time visibility of customer roaming activity abroad to guarantee service quality, reduce wholesale costs and eliminate revenue leakage.