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prions

proteinaceous infectious particles; causative agents of Creutzfeldt-Jakob and new-variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; very highly resistant to destruction by high-pressure steam and other methods of sterilization
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Prier eats, sleeps and breathes string instruments.
It is really gratifying and exciting to be able to share my enthusiasm and get other people really enthusiastic about growing things for themselves and trying new things," Prier said.
Some of the things that we did that I haven't done in a long time was build bunkers," and laying down concertina wire, said Prier, who had previously been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Unfortunately, according to political scientists Eric Prier and Kevin Wagner of Florida Atlantic University, things got worse almost as soon as the term limits kicked in.
Shin completed a two-day total of 8-over 152, while Warren Prier finished at 158 and Kyle Kirkpatrick was at 156.
1911 - Pierre Prier made the first non-stop flight from London to Paris.
Janet Prier, the centre manager said: "The new inclusive facilities provide for a much wider range of activities and accommodate larger classes of up to 30 children.
Those farmers who manage to survive have found the price of corn has dropped by 33 percent, the prier of wheat by 42 percent, and the price of soybeans by 34 percent.
As for the Ballade de la Grosse Margot, there are clear affinities with the sotte ballade, but it goes beyond the literary associations which alert readers would easily recognize and raises issues of a moral and ethical nature, particularly when it is linked to the Ballade pour prier Nostre Dame.
A new "reconciliation" rule has been added to prevent "over accrual" under the prescribed interest rate regime of the FIE Rules by recharacterizing capital losses on disposition as ordinary losses to the extent of prier FIE income inclusions.
Although BJ's has taken a more aggressive posture in pricing, its consumer-driven offering has shielded it to some degree from the prier war that is being waged by Costco Wholesale Corp.
According to an article in The IT Journal, "Utility Computing: Determining When the Prier is Right" by Martin Probst, utility computing generally falls into one of three models--pay per actual usage, capacity on demand or pay per forecasted usage.