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1 abbreviation for antiparietal cell antibody.
2 abbreviation for anti-Purkinje cell antibody.


A gene on chromosome 19p13 that encodes the alpha-1A subunit of a voltage-dependent P/Q-type calcium channel, which mediates the entry of calcium ions into excitable cells. These channels are also involved in various calcium-dependent processes, including muscle contraction, hormone or neurotransmitter release, gene expression, cell motility, cell division and apoptosis.

Molecular pathology
CACNA1A mutations are associated with familial hemiplegic migraine and episodic ataxia 2.
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The APCA Dir Lower president Muhammad Shair Tajak was elected as president, Nusrat Ghafoor of Dir Upper as senior vice president, Peer Salim Khan of Malakand Agency as vice president, Mushtaq Ahmad of Swat as general secretary, Wazir Zada of Bunir as deputy general secretary, Ghulam Sarwar of Bajaur as press secretary, Muhammad Iqbal of Shangla as finance secretary and Lal Azam of Chitral as office secretary.
APCA is currently working with OSHA on a five-year renewal to our alliance that should be finalized in February.
This agreement will provide members of the APCA, including small businesses, with information, guidance and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety," said Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Edwin Foulke Jr.
APCA chairman David Taylor-Gooby, who lives in Peterlee and is a former district councillor, said: "Giving the Apollo Pavilion listed building status would really put it on the map.
The APCA is demanding that their pays as wella s their grades be increased, their financial benefits be restored, house reacquisition for all government employees and the establishment of a housing colony for the APCA.
APCA Property Fund I, LP recently acquired the property for $6.
Our APCA programs represent a terrific step forward in wound care," said PMM Chief Executive Officer Diane Boone.
Vice president APCA Muzaffargarh district Malik Akram Budh, general secretary Fazal Shakir, Abbas Khan Baloch, Tariq Malik and Mazhar Thaheem also spoke on the occasion.
APCA is a national association of merit shop pipeline and station contractors dedicated to promoting the mutual interests of its contractor and associate members by addressing pipeline industry concerns and providing a key resource for critical industry information to its membership, including continuing education and information about labor and employment issues and timely updates about laws, regulations and pending legislation affecting the pipeline industry.
He was preceded by outgoing APCA President John Fluharty of Mears Group Inc.
French farm lobby APCA yesterday reaffirmed its opposition to the European Union farm reform package hammered out last week in Brussels.