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benchmark

noun bookmark, critical point, crucial point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, material point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
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Originally estimated to cost $75 million, GPC, Muscatine, LA, spent more than $83 million on the project, which was completed on schedule and included additional environmental controls.
Other market participants are more specialized to GPC as far as chromatography is concerned.
Ingenium sees great potential that this joint research continues with the capabilities and commitment of GPC Biotech," commented Michael Nehls, M.
dicoccoides substitution lines (2A, 3A, 6A, 5B, and 6B) have a higher GPC than the Langdon parent, indicating the presence of one or more genes controlling GPC on these chromosomes (Joppa and Cantrell, 1990; Cantrell and Joppa, 1991; Joppa et al.
Delegates who opposed reforms and criticized their effects used the GPC to express their discontent.
Located at the beginning of the supply chain for line pipe projects, GPC wants to be the driving partner for these jobs.
A meeting of southern GPC members in Aden was held on Saturday in support of President Hadi against his predecessor and GPC party leader, former President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Considering the election as a constitutional and democratic right for the Yemeni people, the GPC asserted holding the coming parliamentary election on the scheduled date freely and transparently.
The GPC also approved in its eleventh meeting for this year what it called "procedures and facilitates" between Libya and Britain.
Summary: According to the exerted efforts of GPC for Economy, Trade and Investment, GPC decision No.
The GPC-AccuSpot-Axima is said to +combine a high resolution GPC system, the AccuSpot fully automated fraction collection and spotting device, and an Axima series Maldi-TOF mass spectrometer.
October 30, 2007 - GPC Biotech AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: GPC; TecDAX index; NASDAQ: GPCB) and Pharmion Corporation (NASDAQ: PHRM) has announced topline overall survival results for the double-blinded, randomized satraplatin Phase 3 registrational trial, the SPARC trial (Satraplatin and Prednisone Against Refractory Cancer).