BAD

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BAD

Drug slang
A regional term for crack cocaine.
 
Immunology
An acronym (background, aggregates, debris) for the noncellular material that must be “gated out” in flow cytometry.
 
Molecular biology
A Bcl-2 related protein which can induce apoptosis; it selectively heterodimerises with Bcl-XL and Bcl-2, which displaces Bax from Bcl-XL, resulting in cell death.
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And things go from bad to worse when a last-minute accident seems set to put an end to the whole project.
But life just seems to go from bad to worse for them across the park though.
But more pronounced than her physical growth pains are Satrapi's emotional ones, which take her through a host of experimental and often self-destructive phases, including a period of heavy drug use, which she writes was her way of avoiding "having to confront my solitude and my disappointments." Things only go from bad to worse when Satrapi finds herself homeless and forced to seek shelter on the tram after being kicked out of her room and board.
"As a cop, I went through too many incidents where building security personnel did not understand how to interact with the police, and situations would just go from bad to worse," he said.