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SOD

Abbreviation for superoxide dismutase.

superoxide dismutase (SOD)

an enzyme composed of metal-containing proteins that converts superoxide radicals into less toxic agents. It is the main enzymatic mechanism for clearing superoxide radicals from the body.

SOD

Abbreviation for:
schedule of delegation 
segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia
septo-optic dysplasia
sodium
sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
statement of deficiency
superoxide dismutase

SOD

1. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction. See Biliary dyskinesia.
2. Superoxide dismutase, see there.
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The significance of the plant mortality caused by burrowing microtines for the long-term success of tundra sodding is unknown, but will probably vary between years as microtine populations fluctuate.
Despite the obvious benefits offered by tundra sodding, this technique is not a panacea for rehabilitation of disturbed tundra wetlands on the North Slope.
In addition, labor costs associated with sodding are dramatically higher than labor costs or even overall costs associated with other approaches.