FAD

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AcronymDefinition
FADFunctional Analysis and Design (methodology)
FADFormazione a Distanza (Italian: Distance Learning)
FADFor A Day
FADFlavin Adenine Dinucleotide
FADFormación a Distancia (Spanish: Distance Training)
FADFunding and Disclosure (Australia)
FADField Ammunition Depot (various locations)
FADFunds Available for Distribution
FADFactory Authorized Dealer
FADForeign Animal Disease
FADFirst Appearance Datum (geology)
FADFloating Addition
FADFlea Allergy Dermatitis
FADFiscal Affairs Department (International Monetary Fund)
FADFresh Air Damper (various companies)
FADFamilial Alzheimer's Disease
FADFonds Africain de Développement (French: African Development Fund; est. 1972)
FADFaculty and Academic Development (various locations)
FADFish Aggregating Device
FADForeign Affairs Division (various locations)
FADFinal Appraisal Determination (National Health Service; UK)
FADFinance and Administration Division (various organizations)
FADFollow Any Day
FADFinancial Audit Division (various states)
FADFinancial Aid Department (various locations)
FADFree Air Delivery (compressors)
FADFinnish Association of the Deaf
FADFiscal Affairs Division (various organizations)
FADFine Arts Day (various locations)
FADForce Activity Designator
FADFood Availability Decline (economics)
FADFundacion de Ayuda a la Drogadicción (Foundation Against Drug Addiction, Spain)
FADFailure Assessment Diagram
FADFleet Air Detachment (US Navy)
FADFinancial Aid Director
FADFunding Authorization Document
FADFleet Air Defense
FADFlorida Association of the Deaf, Inc.
FADFish Attracting Devices
FADFile, Act, Delete (organization method)
FADFirst-Aid Dressing (US Army)
FADFormulation Authorization Document
FADFeasible Arrival Date
FADFunction Allocation Diagram (business process modelling)
FADFunctions As Designed
FADFinal Acceptance Date
FADFrame Assembler/Disassembler
FADFor Additional Days
FADFunding Allowance Document
FADFuel Advisory Departure
FADFriends Against Drugs
FADForward Area Defense
FADFirst Assets Delivered
FADFuzing Arming Device
FADFunctional Area Designation
FADFunding Allocation Document
FADFuel Air Detonator
FADFixed Amount Deduction
FADFun Auction Day (Northwood University)
FADForward Area Display
FADFeature Architecture Design (software architecture document)
FADFire Alarm Dispatcher (FDNY)
FADField Assistance Division
FADFASCAL Absolute Detector
FADField Authorization Document
FADFighter Alert Detachment
FADFighter Air Directory
FADField Activity Designator
FADFeature Analysis and Design (high level design document)
FADFirst Article Delivery
FADFormal Agency Decision (military courts and review board agencies)
FADFresh Air Ducting
FADForce Accounting Designator
FADField Activities Division
FADFinished After Deadline
References in periodicals archive ?
Logan et al., "Intraneuronal [beta]-amyloid aggregates, neurodegeneration, and neuron loss in transgenic mice with five familial Alzheimer's disease mutations: potential factors in amyloid plaque formation," The Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
(1987), "The genetic defect causing familial Alzheimer's disease maps on chromosome 21," Science, 235(4791), 885-890.
Neuropsychological profile of a large kindred with familial Alzheimer's disease caused by the E280A single presenilin-1 mutation.
A study of persons destined to develop familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) can help us differentiate between such symptoms as a 'trait' associated with a predisposition to AD or a 'state' related to the incipient development of AD pathology," he said.
"In familial Alzheimer's disease, mutations in a gene associated with the production of amyloid beta protein give rise to abnormal accumulations in the brain of amyloid plaques.
Elevation of [beta]-amyloid peptide 2-42 in sporadic and familial Alzheimer's disease and its generation in PS1 knockout cells.
Most cases of familial Alzheimer's disease, also called "early onset Alzheimer's disease," occur before a person turns 60.
Genetic evidence for a novel familial Alzheimer's disease locus on chromosome 14.
A kindred with autosomal dominant familial Alzheimer's disease in which a mutation results in a valine to glycine substitution at amyloid precursor protein codon 717 has recently been described.
Since the chapter was written the gene responsible for this abnormality has been identified in some cases of familial Alzheimer's disease. In the next few years, it is likely that we shall have a thorough understanding of Alzheimer's disease, although it remains to be seen whether this will be translated into treatment.
Jeff provided a neatly plotted genealogy showing five generations of familial Alzheimer's disease. At first, the paper was placed in the back of the chart as yet another addition to the usual ream of chart documents, but by the end of the examination, Pollen sensed that the paper was a gold mine of genetic secrets.
Increased amyloid [sz] induces the declined cognition in 7-month-old five familial Alzheimer's disease mice and the loss of neurons in the frontal cortex of the 12-month-old ones
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