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checkpoint

In molecular and cell biology, a process or chemical that temporarily blocks or slows a biochemical event. Checkpoint mutations are associated with the unregulated growth of some cancers.

checkpoint

points in the cell cycle of eukaryotic cells which prevent progress until each stage is satisfactorily completed.
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We sent only four suicide bombers to attack this checkpost.
People traveling on the road leading to Pakistan-Afghan border passes are accompanied by paramilitary guards and pass through several checkposts before reaching the border, about 30 kilometers from Peshawar in the Northwest Frontier Province.
He said that animals worth of millions rupees are being smuggled to Afghanistan on daily basis under this checkpost.
Nepal lately set up immigration and quarantine services at the checkpost.
A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan police checkpost on the outskirts of Kabul, killing one person and wounding two others on the first Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan, police said.
local time when an explosive-laden car rammed into a checkpost in the Datta Khel area, some 14 kilometers away from North Waziristan's capital town of Miransha.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 27 (KUNA) -- At least two paramilitary troopers were killed and several others have gone missing after suspected Taliban militants attacked the security forces checkpost in Pakistan's northern tribal area Thursday evening, said sources.
A suspected militant was doing exactly that on Tuesday near the Landaki checkpost when security forces shot him dead.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Ten people were killed and 25 injured when a suicide attacker blew up an army checkpost in Sangota in the restive Swat valley of Pakistan on Monday.
Other officials, speaking anonymously, said as many as 35 people died and 40 were wounded in the attacks that targeted a bus carrying personnel from a military intelligence organization and a military checkpost.
PESHAWAR -- At least two militants were killed in retaliatory fire by security personnel early Thursday morning when terrorists attacked a security checkpost near Gora Qabristan area in Peshawar.
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