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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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Equally as if it's not bad enough that The Farm have sold their souls to the sporting devil, along comes a truly terrible reworking of Dexy's Midnight Runners Come On Eileen imaginatively .
Not bad for a longtime outsider whose time finally may have come.
A patchwork of multihued shapes makes up the bright , chirpy, Klee-ish Not Bad This Weather, 1998.
That's not bad if you take into account that the threshold is 70%," he says.
Described by SB Kelly in a Scotland on Sunday review as "Part metaphysical fable about the creation of a purely virtual musician and part frat-house comedy," and cited as "important" in the world's most authoritative literary journal, the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) (January 7th, 2005 issue), Francis Ellen's new novel, The Samplist has been reviewed all the way from The Guardian through music magazines to the BBC, and it's about to be reviewed in The New Scientist; not bad for a broad comedy set in a Scottish music college in which a student forges a counterfeit piano virtuoso using computers.
Not bad for a kid who did not start for the Lions in the first 11 games of the season.