puma

(redirected from Pumas)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
After a neat move with Nathan Briggs, Nijjar cut inside to hit a swerving drive that was well handled by Hughes, before Pumas eventually got back on level terms.
A headed clearance found the dangerous Nijjar, who held off both Ryan Williams and Ryan Littlejohn to fire into the roof of the net and give Pumas the lead.
En esta decada, Pumas se halla integrado por Bora Milutinovic, Miguel Mejia Baron, Hector Sanabria, Arturo Vazquez Ayala, Jose Luis Pareja Lopez, Leonardo Cuellar, Candido, J.
Pumas conquista la Copa y luego el titulo de Campeon de Campeones al vencer al Toluca 1-0, con el hungaro Arpad Fekete en el timon.
Trade journal Auto Express says a final, musclebound 158bhp model priced at pounds 19,000 will appear before the Puma goes out of production.
Overall, the Pumas won five of seven games in Rockford.
Oli Keohohou hit a home run in the top of the seventh to give the Pumas a 3-2 lead.
The Pumas are looking for other local businesses to support the football club.
We are looking for local businesses to show their support to the Pumas.
Helikopter Service provides a comprehensive, one-stop-shopping service for all overhaul and repair requirements of Super Puma MKI and MKII helicopters.
And since we're running for environmental conservation efforts what could be better than having the PUMA on our team jersey?