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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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The bar is populated by Round John Virgin (mangling another song lyric, in this case from ``Silent Night'') and Schnitzel the melancholy reindeer (REM's Michael Stipe), who provides the perfect tune for a Christmas special in this era of diminished expectations: ``We're Not So Bad.
The liberal Democrats have tried to besmirch a lot of really great presidents in order to make Clinton look not so bad, but it doesn't work: Trailer trash is Clinton's true legacy.