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Molecular medicine A popular term for the configuration of FSH’s beta-subunit which wraps around and stabilises the beta-FSH dimer, critical for binding of FSH to its receptor. See FSH
Public health A nylon strap with a quick-release buckle—a waist belt, shoulder belt, or harness—in a motor vehicle, intended to minimise jostling in an MVA; nonuse of seat belts is a major factor in RTA/MVA-related morbidity and mortality
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While there were no neck-loading events that exceeded the upper compressive neck loading IARV of 4000 N (899 lb) in the pickup truck ATDs, the results of this single test should not be interpreted to indicate that the presence of a combination of a seatbelt pretensioner and a RSCA will prevent the potential of a neck injury in all rollovers involving similarly equipped vehicles.
Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 3,200 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew vehicles to replace the front safety belt retractor and pretensioner assembly.
Analysis showed the damage sustained by dummies in the Modus demonstrated the effectiveness of its restraint system, with its two-stage adaptive front airbags and dual pretensioner.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles as a possible short circuit could disable the airbags and seat belt pretensioners.
All of the seat belts in the model are equipped with pretensioners and load limiters.
During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.
Even in the third row, retractor pretensioners are fitted as standard for enhanced protection.
It can be used for front or rear-seat applications using buckles and/or anchor pretensioners.
The front center air bag is part of a 360-degree safety system that helps protect passengers before, during and after a crash, including anchor pretensioners for outboard occupants and pelvic-thorax seat-mounted side air bags.
cameras assist pyrotechnical pretensioners the The and ` The India on manufacturer quality neck- in luxury and turn when you turn the steering wheel, enabling the driver to look further around the corners.
The 2013 Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS all have redesigned passenger airbags as well as redesigned restraint systems that include safety belt anchor pretensioners and locking safety belt tongues.