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TEC

A gene on chromosome 4p12 that encodes a non-receptor tyrosine kinase which contributes to signalling from many receptors and participates as a signal transducer in multiple downstream pathways, including regulation of the actin cytoskekleton. TEC plays a redundant role to ITK in regulating the adaptive immune response; it also plays a redundant role to BTK in BCR signalling for B-cell development and activation, especially by phosphorylating STAP1, a BCR-signalling protein. It also regulates the development, function and differentiation of conventional T cells and non-conventional NKT cells. It plays a role in hepatocyte proliferation and liver regeneration and is involved in HGF-induced ERK signalling pathway.
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While the TECs have met a variety of mission requirements, they must do more to support ASCCs and their vital contributions to Phase 0 theater security cooperation operations.
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Here water flow rate is high enough to ensure that no temperature change occurs as heat is pumped into it by the TEC. Commercially available TECs can pump from 10 to 100 W/[cm.sup.2]; therefore, chilled water flowing at a sufficient rate must be used to keep the heat sink temperature at 25[degrees]C.
Ideally suited for cooling a diverse range of food processing, baking, brewing, and drinks manufacturing applications, Powermaster TECS chillers are available as air-cooled units with capacities ranging from 210 to 1780 kW and as water-cooled chillers with capacities from 220 to 2400 kW.
A spokeswoman for the National Assembly said, "All but a few senior managers of the Tecs and all the staff of the FEFCW transferred en bloc to successor organisations.
The discussion of TECs and network policies offers a clear, detailed account of their establishment, aims and initial operation, their eventual co-existence with Business Links and current conversion to Training and Skills Councils.
The number of TECs is expected to be reduced from 76 across the country to around 40.
Fears that centralisation could dilute the efficiency of New Learning and Skills Councils were expressed by some TECS, said Mr Cragg.
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Training and Enterprise Councils (TECs) have come in for a substantial amount of criticism during the past year, not least because it is alleged that they are part of this government's policy of littering Britain with hundreds of new quangos which are being run by what the Economist, in an article in August 1994 called 'unelected quangocrats'.