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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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In the near future, Swanson plans to utilize the benefits functionality within the CheckPoint HR Human Resources Management System as well post an electronic version of the company's policies and procedures manual on the portal.
Complementing its payroll automation model, CheckPoint HR has also streamlined the hiring process through its seamless integration with Monster.
This first-of-a-kind mobile checkpoint integrates a customized assortment of Smiths Detection security solutions including: walk-through trace portals, explosives detection systems, X-ray inspection systems and metal detectors.
Casey credits the work of staff members at the Amex and CheckPoint HR for executing in time.
The administrators of the Twin Lakes Public Library System have been so pleased with Checkpoint's RFID system that they have subsequently purchased additional Checkpoint products for libraries.
GE Security (NYSE: GE), with support from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), today unveiled a first-of-its-kind laboratory it expects will help identify, develop and make available technology solutions that will help to make air travel safer, security potentially less costly and negotiating passenger checkpoints more convenient.
Her car was towed away, as were the vehicles of 20 other motorists who drove into the checkpoint and were found to have no licenses.
This area always is much larger than the location chosen for a sobriety checkpoint.
ArQule's ARQ-550RP program is focused on the discovery and clinical development of small molecule drug candidates that target the E2F-1 checkpoint pathway.
Concerned about an increase in hit-and-run collisions they blame on unlicensed drivers, Santa Clarita sheriff's officials held their first driver's license checkpoint in nearly a decade.
In order to limit the subjective intrusion on individual liberty worked by a roadblock, designers can obviate motorists' fear and surprise by clearly advertising the existence and purpose of the roadblock with a sufficient number of large, easily read signs placed on the highway well in advance of the actual checkpoint.