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Puma

(pū'mah),
[MIM*605854] a critical mediator protein involved in apoptosis induced by tumor suppressor p53 and drugs. The gene is called Puma as an acronymic construction of p53-upregulated modulator of apoptosis.

puma

see mountain lion.
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EPG Fuel Cell, LLC will operate as a 50/50 joint venture between Elemental Power Group and Catamount Energy.
In the three years since its start-up, Catamount has become the most prolific of these New England microbreweries, producing 6,650 barrels in 1990.
Diamond Castle is using Catamount Energy as its alternative energy platform, and the fuel cell technology provides a complementary addition to our existing wind energy business," said James Moore, CEO of Catamount.
Despite difficult economic times, we were able to find funding sources who liked what they saw in Catamount in terms of past performance and future projections," Mason noted.
The additional space and equipment will allow the brewery to increase its annual output from 6,000 barrels to 12,000 making Catamount one of the largest microbreweries in the country.
The relationship between good water and good beer is obvious, but Catamount's concern for the rivers of our region goes far beyond that," said Catamount spokesperson Alan Davis.
Inspired by the success of Sierra Nevada on the West Coast, and Catamount in New England, the aim of Post Road Real Ale, according to Bastien, is to "Stay true to British ale roots, while making an ale that has the elements of the `American' ale character that has developed.
David Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners is joined on the Flock board by Tod Francis of Shasta Ventures and Jed Smith of Catamount Ventures.
However, the legislature created an "amnesty period" whereby anyone who applies for, or is enrolled in, Catamount Health before November 1st will have their pre-existing condition covered.
In advocating for Vermont's new Catamount Health plan, VtPHA members, operating with limited resources and no infrastructure to speak of, "wore the hats of our day jobs," said Deborah Dameron, MSPH, vice president of cancer control for Vermont for the American Cancer Society.
Deep in the woods, Baptiste remembers stories of "something evil in the forests," a catamount that has been attacking and destroying livestock (171).
Rouse is president of Catamount Consulting, a political consulting firm, and was an appointee in the Clinton administration.