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(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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Attentuated Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (AAPC) is a variant of FAP caused by a mutation in the APC gene and inherited in the same way as classical FAR.
Both FAP and AFAP are associated with inherited mutations to the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene [1-3].
The conventional CRC molecular pathway involves a predominant pattern of chromosomal instability with a multistep accumulation of genetic aberrations that include mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene, altered regulation of the Wnt-[beta]-catenin pathway, TP53 gene mutations, and loss of heterozygosity at the 18q chromosome (Figure 1).
[14.] Polakis P--The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor.
The N-terminally 6 x His-tagged fragment of the adenomatous polyposis coli protein that covers amino acids 3-312 (NP_ 000029) was expressed using the pQE30 vector (Qiagen) and Escherichia coli XL1-Blue cells.
Giardiello and his associates tested sulindac as primary chemoprevention in 41 people who carried the inherited germ-line mutation of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene located at chromosome 5q21 but who were phenotypically normal.
Analyzing fecal DNA for mutations of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene can identify early cases of colorectal cancer, according to a report in the Jan.
(Nasdaq:CLPA), Horsham, Pa., anticipates a delay in the filing of its NDA for its novel investigational drug, PREVATAC(tm) (exisulind) for Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC), which was initially planned for March of this year.
The researchers named the gene APC, for adenomatous polyposis coli. Beginning in their late teens or twenties, people who have inherited a defective copy of this gene from one or both parents develop hundreds or thousands of tissue blebs, or polyps, in the colon.