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A gene on chromosome 22q11.1, which encodes a member of the BCL-2 family of cell death regulators. BID heterodimerises with either agonist BAX or antagonist BCL2. Caspase-8 cleaves BID, mediating mitochondrial damage when the COOH-terminal part translocates to mitochondria, triggering cytochrome c release.

bis in di·e

, bid (bis in dē'ā)
Twice a day.


Abbreviation for bis in die.
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The port's cargo-handling capability is among the highest in the Gulf and with surplus empty containers and availability of space for further development the port bids fair to play a bigger role than it now does in the Upper Gulf's shipping arena, said chief commercial officer of APM Terminals Bahrain Simon Brebner.
In the summer of 1891, a visitor to Whitmore Bay wrote that "already the sands are studded with bathing machines, and Barry bids fair to become a favourite seaside resort.
Kevin Mongrain's monograph constitutes not only the opening salvo in what bids fair to become the "interpretation wars" over Balthasar's thought, but might well set the standard for all future interpretations of Balthasar.
He bids fair to win the title of Prosperity Chancellor.
This coup not only boosts his own professional career and gives his employer political clout but, we may presume, also bids fair to engender a first-rate scandal on the German political scene.
Yet the times are changing and Fibre Channel bids fair to become only an enabler for SANs.