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merlin

(mer'lin),
A tumor suppressor protein encoded by the neurofibromatosis type 2 gene and important in the pathogenesis of neurofibromatosis type 2.
(1) Merlin. A cytoskeleton scaffolding protein [OMIM 607379] which links actin filaments to cell membrane glycoproteins. It is primarily located in nervous tissue, but is also present in foetal tissues at adherens junctions.
(2) MERLIN-TIMI 36. Metabolic Efficiency with Ranolazine for Less Ischemia in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes. A trial that evaluated the efficacy and safety of long-term ranolazine in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes who were receiving standard therapy
Conclusion The only parameter to reach statistical significance was recurrent ischaemia, which was lower in ranolazine—14%—than in placebo patients—16%; p = 0.03. There were no difference in total mortality with ranolazine vs. placebo; p = 0.91
(3) MERLIN. Middlesbrough Early Revascularization to Limit Infarction

MERLIN

Abbrev. for Medical Emergency Relief International.
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The home side ran in tries from wing Iwan Davies, centre Carwyn Ellis and scrum-half Carwyn ap Merddin, who also kicked a conversion and the late penalty.
Terence Cuneo's On the Ffestiniog Railway (The Pass Track) shows the locomotives Merddin and Linda approaching each other at Tan-y-bwlch, the regular passing station from 1873 to 1939 and then again from 1958.
The northbound Train 'Merddin Emrys'' and 'Blanche'' passenger trains meet up with the southbound Welsh Highland Train at Rhyd Ddu for the first time Photo ROBERT PARRY JONES
The Ffestiniog Railway has converted one of its double engines, Earl of Meirioneth, from oil to coal and a second, Merddin Emrys, is now undergoing conversion at the workshops near Porthmadog.