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APC

(cell and molecular biology)
(electronics)

APC

On drawings, abbr. for “acoustical plaster ceiling.”

APC

APC

(1) (American Power Conversion Corporation, West Kingston, RI, www.apcc.com) The leading manufacturer of UPS systems and surge suppressors, founded in 1981 by Rodger Dowdell, Neil Rasmussen and Emanual Landsman, three electronic power engineers who had worked at MIT. Although created to develop solar electricity, the company introduced its first UPS system three years later as government funding for solar energy dissipated.

(2) (Application Performance Characterization) A graphics benchmark that tests actual application performance. See GPC.
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Figure 2 shows an algorithm for the diagnosis of activated protein C resistance and the factor V Leiden mutation.
The assessment for activated protein C resistance is initiated by performance of a screening test using factor V-deficient plasma as a diluent for the patient plasma.
Cleavage of factor V at Arg 506 by activated protein C and the expression of anticoagulant activity of factor V.
Familial thrombophilia due to a previously unrecognized mechanism characterized by poor anticoagulant response to activated protein C: prediction of a cofactor to activated protein C.
Factor V gene mutation causing inherited resistance to activated protein C as a basis for venous thromboembolism.
Factor V Cambridge: a new mutation (Arg306 [right arrow] Thr) associated with resistance to activated protein C. Blood.
Factor V Arg 306 [right arrow] Gly mutation is not associated with activated protein C resistance and is rare in Taiwanese Chinese.

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