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AC/DC

slang Bisexual. "AC/DC" is a term typically applied to devices that can operate on two different types of electric currents: an alternating current (AC) or a direct current (DC). A: "Dude, are you sure that girl you hooked up with is AC/DC?" B: "Yes! I just saw her kissing some chick at the bar."
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AC-DC

and AC/DC
mod. bisexual. (Older. Initialism.) I didn’t realize at first that we were in an AC-DC bar! He was reported to be “AC/DC” by a member of the press.

AC/DC

verb
See AC-DC
See also: Ac, DC

AC/DC

Bisexual, that is, sexually attracted to and/or active with both men and women. Originally an abbreviation for alternating current/direct current, the term has been used jokingly since the mid-1900s. Also the name of the Australian rock band, formed in 1973, that is one of the highest grossing bands of all time.
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This present study demonstrated that MSCs inhibited the proliferative effects of DCs on T cells, but the exact mechanism was unclear.
This current study showed that, after coculturing MSCs with DCs, the level of Gal-1 in the culture supernatants was increased with increase in the ratio of MSCs to DCs.
The present study further investigated the mechanism through which Gal-1 was involved in the immunoregulation of DCs. Eukaryotic cells are widely known to express MAPK, which plays a key role in gene expression regulation and cytoplasmic activity [33].
IL-10 and IL-12 are two important cytokines secreted by immature DCs. IL-10 limits the intensity of immune response.
At present, the regulation of MSCs on DCs through secretion of Gal-1 and its mechanism has been rarely explored.
Caption: Figure 3: Isolating and culturing of DCs from the bone marrow.
Caption: Figure 4: CD phenotype of mouse DCs detected by flow cytometry.
(a, b) The expression of various biomarkers on the surface of DCs was decreased with the increase in the ratio of MSCs to DCs in the coculture system (n = 5, * p < 0.05 versus DC only group, ** P < 0.01 versus DC only group).
(a, b) MSC + DC 5 d, MSC + DC 3 d, and MSC + DC 1 d refer to MSCs and DCs coculture for 5 days, 3 days, and 1 day, respectively.
With the increase in the ratio of MSCs to DCs in the coculture system, the levels of IL-10, IL-12, and Gal-1 also increased (n = 5, ** P < 0.01 versus DC only group).
MSC + DC 5d, MSC + DC 3d, and MSC + DC 1 d refer to MSCs and DCs coculture for 5 days, 3 days, and 1 day, respectively.
With the increase in the ratio of MSCs to DCs, the proliferative effect of DCs on T cells was significantly reduced (n = 5, ** p < 0.01 versus DC only group).