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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 Texas case has a long history, and it bids fair to become longer.
THIS IS KATHRYN ABDUL-BAKI'S second novel, and, after Tower of Dreams (1995), it bids fair to establish her as an Arab-American fiction writer worthy of wide recognition.
THE ABILITY TO READ the written or printed word, still astonishingly far from universal even within the most affluent of developed societies at the dawn of the third millennium, bids fair to remain an ever-more vital skill as word-based electronic technology invades so many areas of everyday life on our crowded planet.
The entire project bids fair to become one of the most important interpretations of the experience of Greek democracy in several generations.
Among "our young preachers just from the seminaries," Williamson complained, the old theology was eclipsed and the "new theology bids fair to come into vogue.
It bids fair to make the tulip mania and the Mississippi bubble look like temporary blips on an otherwise sound financial scene.
It seeks a new synthesis between reductionism and holism, as well as chance and necessity; it tries to lay a mathematical foundation for predicting the occurrence of spontaneous order while considering the role of evolution and selection; it bids fair to bring forth a new technology of universal biochemical synthesis.
And now we have this splendid dictionary from Sheffield, which bids fair to replace BDB and drags Old Testament lexicography, even if still screaming a little, into the modern age.