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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 alliance is a vehicle for APCA and OSHA to provide association members and others in the pipeline construction industry with information, guidance and access to training resources to help protect the health and safety of employees, including reducing and preventing accidents related to exposure to operation of equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, trenchers and hydrostatic testing hazards.
APCA were determined by indirect fluorescent antibody tests by using a commercially available kit (The Binding Site Ltd.
OSHA and APCA communicate to the pipeline construction workforce about safety and prevention through forums, digital media, social media, websites, electronic assistance tools and print.
He revealed that APCA wishes to support technicians' training, but has not been very successful in the matter.
The APCA had been ignored in the past while others had their grades and pays increased," Afzal said.
It should not be seen as our fate to tear up the Common Agricultural Policy - the tools for managing the market must absolutely be preserved, they are what allows EU agriculture to have its own identity," APCA president Mr Jean-Francois Hervieu said.
Earlier, Central President and Central Secretary General have administered the oath from office bearers of APCA colleges and office bearers of APCA school department.
APCA demo to be held: President APCA Punjab Haji Muhammad Arshad Chaudhry has declared that if the longstanding demands of clerks would not be resolved by April 25, the activists of APCA would stage sit-in demonstration on April 26 in front of Punjab Assembly.
The rally led by Provincial Deputy General Secretary APCA Ch Abul Aziz Bhatti started from library ground of Ayub Agricultural Research Institution and culminated at Jhang Road.
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.
Ahmad Ghazal Usmani of Usmani Associates, Karachi, has been elected unopposed as Chairman, All Pakistan Contractors Association (APCA) for the year 2011-12 says an APCA press release received on e mail.