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urea cycle disorder

Any disorder in which the body is unable to excrete waste nitrogen–ammonia–resulting in mental and behavioral dysfunction, coma, death

urea cycle disorder

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UCD

Any of six inherited disorders in which an enzyme in the urea cycle is missing or nonfunctional, resulting in the accumulation of excess ammonia in the bloodstream. Lethargy, failure to thrive, nausea and vomiting, encephalopathy, and coma are common symptoms, esp. in newborns.
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But try as they might in the second half, the Luxembourgers could find no way past an inspired Niall Corbet as UCD gallantly hung on to record arguably the biggest night in their history.
The UCD Graduate School of Law is also offering six tuition fee bursaries worth `2.
UCD and PARC will form a committee in May to select students who will begin graduate studies in the United States as early as 2014.
Hyperion recently announced their strategic collaboration with Medicis through which the Company will immediately begin promotion of the only currently FDA approved drugs for the treatment of UCD (AMMONUL and BUPHENYL) and continue developing AMMONUL for acute hepatic encephalopathy (HE) and a compound referred to as GT4P for chronic UCD and HE.
Innovation can be most easily seen in the design room where warfighters and watchstanders collaborate with UCD staff to identify roles, tasks and workflows for day-to-day activities, high-tempo exercises and critical real-world events.
Roche speaks in his Introduction of Newman's "profound sense of Catholicism, a deep religious faith which does not make life easy for them and which results in writing of the first imaginative intensity," qualities he shared with Gerard Manley Hopkins who arrived at UCD a generation later.
By the end of June, UNITECH was successfully testing its UCDs in harsh environments: extreme hot and cold temperatures, full immersion in water, driving rain, sand, electromagnetic interference, and 6 Gs of vibration.
On the decanters UCD 205, UCD 305 and UCD 345 the main motor is located beneath the housing while the secondary motor is mounted on the frame.
Last year UCD alumni Claudine Palmer and Roz Lipsett were vying to take the Miss Ireland crown at the final in Citywest and although they both lost out to Natasha Ni Garbheith it's looking likely that our next Miss may well be one of Rosanna's college buddies.
In this program, UCD is involved in two areas, computational modeling of the behavior of specialist alloys and the design of experiments for the ISS.
The UCD McGowan and McLaughlin post-doctoral scholarships and the Laurence Crowley 'Business of Biotechnology' lecture series are part of Elan's [euro]3.
Based on figures from a September 2004 Medical Group Management Association cost analysis, UCD is eliminating nearly $40 million per year or more than 1.