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raft

(raft),
Object or substance that provides floatation to another.

raft

A liquid phase of a cholesterol-rich region on a cell membrane that carries specific chemicals across the membrane into the cell.

lipid raft

A tiny cholesterol-rich region on a cell membrane that helps selected molecules enter the cytoplasm.
Synonym: lipid domain
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Taking note of the Uttarakhand government's March 31 statement that no new licences for camps would be issued, it also made it clear that permission for new rafting camps and even renewal would not be allowed for the time being till the next hearing.
Wednesday "Whitewater Wednesday" Through the end of September, all Classic Rafting Trips are $30 on Wednesdays.
People looking for more moderate whitewater trips in the Northwest should consider the Snake River and Rogue River, both controlled by dams that will allow for good rafting all season long (May through September), and the Salmon River Canyons that always has fun, splashy rapids and warm waters during the peak summer season in July and August.
We have come to Shimla to enjoy snow and white water rafting.
The website has been set up to let holidaymakers going to Turkey know of the dangers that they face if they go on white water rafting trips," he said.
Sjoa Rafting Center is Norwayos oldest rafting company, set up in 1984.
But Sheriff Principal Alastair Dunlop has now quashed that ruling, to give the rafting companies a chance to state their case.
He also discovered DVDs sold to holidaymakers imprinted with the Marmaris Rafting logo and a brochure for the "new" company with the same contact details as were used for Marmaris Rafting.
Like the river's rapids, people in the McKenzie rafting business are unique, but similar.
Rafting companies must have a permit to operate in the park.
1 -- color) Staff writer Tom Hoffarth enjoys white-water rafting on the Kern River.
Leah and I decided to take our 11-year-old niece, Ariana, and her 7-year-old fraternal twin brothers, Aidan and Jeremy, to Yosemite National Park, followed by a daylong trip rafting on the South Fork of the American River.