BBS

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AcronymDefinition
BBSBulletin Board System
BBSBe Back Soon (chat)
BBSBreeding Bird Survey
BBSBehavior-Based Safety
BBSBehavioral and Brain Sciences
BBSBoard of Behavioral Sciences (California)
BBSBulletin Board Service
BBSBangladesh Bureau of Statistics
BBSBody Building Supplement (drugs)
BBSBender's Big Score (animated video)
BBSBerger Blanc Suisse (French: Swiss White Shepherd; dog breed)
BBSBeverley Building Society (UK)
BBSBoom Boom Satellites (band)
BBSBritish Boy Scouts (UK)
BBSBureau of Border Security (US DHS)
BBSBerufsbildende Schule (German: vocational school)
BBSBank and Building Society (UK)
BBSBrittle Bone Society (UK)
BBSBardet-Biedl Syndrome
BBSBertolt-Brecht-Schule (German school)
BBSBiological Biomedical Sciences (various organizations)
BBSBe Back Soon
BBSBandwidth Brokers
BBSBass Boost System
BBSBackup Boot Sector
BBSBIOS Boot Specification
BBSBaby Butt Smooth (shaving)
BBSBachelor of Business Studies
BBSBoard of Building Standards (Ohio)
BBSBerg Balance Scale
BBSBreakbeat Science (record shop, New York)
BBSBabcock Borsig Service (energy; Germany)
BBSBankenes Betalingssentral (Norwegian: Payment Central Banks)
BBSBarcelona Boat Show (Spain)
BBSBhutan Broadcasting Service (TV and radio)
BBSBalanced Business Scorecard
BBSBranch and Bound Search (computer algorithm)
BBSBall Bearing Screw (mechanical)
BBSBattery Backup System
BBSBroadband System
BBSBasic Biomedical Science (various schools)
BBSBusiness Balanced Scorecard
BBSBell Business Solutions
BBSBritish Biophysical Society
BBSBrede Bossche Scholen (Dutch schools)
BBSBukit Barisan Selatan
BBSBright Beginnings School (Arizona)
BBSBlackwell Book Services (UK)
BBSBotswana Building Society
BBSBattalion Battle Simulation
BBSBarcelona Business School (Barcelona, Spain)
BBSBanking and Business Solutions (Oslo, Norway)
BBSBaptist Bible Seminary
BBSBashful Bladder Syndrome
BBSButch's Bore Shine (gun cleaner)
BBSBlack Business Space (Deland, FL)
BBSBrown Bag Seminar
BBSBureau of Biological Survey
BBSBroadband Switch
BBSBlog Business Summit
BBSBudapest Business School (Hungary)
BBSBlue Baby Syndrome
BBSBellsouth Business Systems
BBSBelize Bureau of Standards
BBSBachelor of Business Science
BBSBaton Broadcast System (Canada)
BBSBulletin Bibliographique Spéléologique (French: Bibliographic Speleological Bulletin; Switzerland)
BBSBaltimore Blues Society
BBSBelly Button Surgery (laparoscopic surgery)
BBSBulletin de Bibliographie Spinoziste (French: Bulletin of Spinoza Bibliography)
BBSBrussels Business School (Brussels, Belgium)
BBSBilateral Breath Sounds (medical)
BBSBuilding Bench Strength (insurance industry)
BBSBrigade Battle Simulation
BBSBusiness Building Seminar
BBSBlack Box Studios
BBSBruno Bernard Simon (information systems consulting firm; Lille, France)
BBSBelgian Budgerigar Society
BBSBina Bangsa School (Indonesia)
BBSBritish Boomerang Society
BBSBaumgartner Brand Schiltach (wheels)
BBSBordeaux Bureaux Services (French: Bordeaux Office Services; Bordeaux, France)
BBSBusiness Breakdown Structure
BBSBlue Business Solutions (France)
BBSBrazil Bourbon Santos (coffee)
BBSBig Bird Systems (satellite technology)
BBSBadminton Swiss Series (Switzerland)
BBSBase Band Switch
BBSBrigade/Battalion Simulation System
BBSBody Bearer School (US Marine Corps)
BBSBox Bark Strips
BBSBrownian Bridge Sampler
BBSBrooklin Bulletin Signs (sign company)
BBSBest before Sale
BBSBare Base Set
BBSBison Business Supplies (Great Meadows, NJ)
BBSBack Bencher Society (informal student group)
BBSBest Beautiful Smallest Miniatures (horse and donkey breeder; France)
References in periodicals archive ?
Exome sequencing identifies a novel and a recurrent BBS1 mutation in Pakistani families with Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
2,3,4) In about 25% of people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome, the cause of the disorder is unknown.
The cardinal manifestations of Bardet-Biedl syndrome, a form of Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome.
The family has had support from charity Bardet-Biedl Syndrome UK which is due to receive a grant from Jeans for Genes to fund two booklets.
Discovering that disrupting the BBSome screws up cilia and leads to Bardet-Biedl syndrome gave primary cilia a bit of respect.
The case for the CDKs is particularly complex, with 9 genes mutated in nephronophthisis, 12 in Bardet-Biedl syndrome, at least 3 in MCKD, and at least 4 in autosomal dominant and recessive polycystic kidney disease (PKD), while the list is destined to expand unpredictably.
Box 1: Rare underlying medical causes of obesity Genetic syndromes * Bardet-Biedl syndrome * Down syndrome * Prader-Willi syndrome Hypothalamic damage * Tumour * Trauma * Post encephalitis Drugs * Steroids * Antithyroid drugs * Sodium valproate * Insulin Single-gene mutations * Leptin * Pseudohypoparathyroidism Endocrine abnormalities * Growth hormone deficiency * Hypothyroidism * Cushing's syndrome * Hyperinsulinism
In view of the rarity of Alstrom's syndrome and phenotypic variability, it is frequently initially misdiagnosed as other genetic conditions with similar phenotypes, such as Leber's optic atrophy or Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
1%) out of the 44 had retinitis pigmentosa as part of the Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
The third patient was a 13-year-old girl, who had a transplant 2 years before contracting PCP because of cystic renal dysplasia occurring in the context of Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
They recently published a paper in the science journal Nature in collaboration with their British and American colleagues' on the discovery of BBS8, the sixth gene linked to the development of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS).
Studying families with a relatively rare condition called Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), characterized by obesity, learning disabilities, and eye and kidney problems, the researchers uncovered a new gene.