PKD

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n PKD kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
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Usage


In news:

NORMAN — The PKD Foundation will raise money and awareness about Polycystic Kidney Disease Saturday with the Oklahoma Walk for PKD .
These are PKD survivors, polycystic kidney disease the Walk for PKD is this Sat.
PKD Walk scheduled for Sept 8 in Duluth.
Organizers of the PKD Walk say a cure for one of the world's most life-threatening, genetic diseases is just around the corner.
PKD Foundation and Schwartz Communications.
The PKD Foundation, a research and advocacy group for Polycyctic Kidney Disease, is looking for a new CEO after its president and CEO Dan Larson announced.
Hundreds participate in SF PKD walk.
For the fourth year, she's coordinating the Connecticut Walk for PKD Saturday at Hubbard Park in Meriden.
Run the Square 5K for PKD Saturday September 22nd.
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In science:

It can be seen that the rate is at the range of O(1) events per kg of CsI(Tl) per day [≡ “pkd”]3 at about 100 keV threshold at a reactor neutrino flux of 1013 cm−2 s−1 , which poses formidable experimental challenge in terms of background control.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
For simplicity, we denote “events per kg of CsI(Tl) per day” by pkd in this article.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
The neutron production rate on-site at the CsI(Tl) target is estimated to be about 50 pkd.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
Cosmic-muons can disintegrate the target nuclei via the (γ ,n) interactions or by spallations , at an estimated rate of ∼10 pkd and ∼1 pkd, respectively.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
The present studies place limits on internal radio-purity to the range of less than the 1000 pkd level.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
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