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PANDAS

(pan'dăz),
Acronym for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections.

pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococci

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PANDAS

Any of the childhood behavioral disorders (esp. tic disorders, Tourette's syndrome, and obsessive-compulsive disorder) that begin before puberty and are associated with and worsened by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections (e.g., strep throat or scarlet fever). Researchers suspect that an autoimmune response to the infection is responsible for the syndrome.
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The pandas are part of China's so-called 'Panda Diplomacy', where it sends the creatures to friendly nations as a diplomatic gift.
Amplification of the coding region (CDS) of the GnRHR gene in giant panda: The 618, 455, and 317bp fragments of the GnRHR gene of giant pandas were amplified by PCR within three pairs of primers named GnRHR primer1, GnRHR primer2, and GnRHR primer3, respectively.
In 2008, Taipei welcomed two pandas, Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, as gifts to Taipei Zoo shortly after former President Ma Ying-jeou assumed the presidency.
The base is a major tourist attraction, with up to 100,000 visitors daily and thousands filing past the panda nursery, furiously snapping photos while guards shout at them to move along.
Panda Express, meanwhile, is part of the family owned and operated Panda Restaurant Group, the world leader in Asian dining experiences that also includes Panda Inn andHibachi-San.
Panda Express is part of the family owned and operated Panda Restaurant Group, the world leader in Asian dining experiences that also includes Panda Inn and Hibachi-San.
'China has always attached great importance to their conservation and protection, and President Xi Jinping has repeatedly stressed that more efforts need to be made to strengthen the protection and restoration of their panda habitats, scientific research and personnel training to promote rejuvenation of the wild population.
Aloha Panda Clothing Company (https://www.Aloha-Panda.com) is a Hawai'i based fashion brand operated by Ryan Ishibashi.
There is always the old question: "What came first, the chicken or the egg?" The matter of concern lies in the fact that the red panda is on the verge of extinction and is listed by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as one of the rare and endangered species on earth.
Last week there was some good news for the pandas in the wild.
If a red panda mother dies or can't care for her young, staff at the center have to raise them.
Another panda was seen with a bleeding forehead shortly after appearing on another camera with its forehead intact, probably as a result of fighting with other pandas or bears.