Administrative Protective Order

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Administrative Protective Order

An order issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce preventing the divulgence of any proprietary information it learns in the process of investigating a company. This is done to protect competition. APOs are most common when the Department is looking into the environmental impact of imports.
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He said many sectors of Pakistan's economy have huge potential to grow and APO should further strengthen the NPO of Pakistan to create more productivity awareness in industrial set ups, address the issues of manufacturing and services sectors and ensure better implementation of productivity concepts in the private sector.
HBL is defined by plasma TC, LDL-C, or apo B concentrations that are lower than the fifth percentile.
Among these proteins, apo E has been implicated to affect the efficiency of cholesterol absorption.
While it is difficult to explore the relation between local vessel wall function and CAD severity, measuring DNA variants such as apo E polymorphisms may provide a way to assess this link because of its known effect on endothelial cell proliferation (4).
Several studies have demonstrated that low Apo A-I and / or increased Apo-B are associated with increased cardiovascular risk.
The study set out to characterize the effect of apo [epsilon]4 status on the development of presymptomatic cognitive changes.
In 1982, a ~450 m long no-take reserve (sanctuary) was established informally by the local community on the southeastern side of Apo Island (Fig.
Initially, the C-130J fleet will be operated by the APO as baseline airlifters.
Apo, an assistant under Lande last year, also has been the head coach of the Marist Quad-A eighth grade girls team, and was an assistant coach for the Creswell boys basketball varsity for two seasons.
Unacceptable items include: Firearms, alcoholic beverages, combustibles, perishable foods, glass/breakable containers, religious items, home-baked products, books, newspapers and magazines) Europe and Southwest Asia America Remembers Operation Dear Abby APO AE 09135
New data from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Family Heart Study demonstrate that there is a powerful gene/environment interaction between smoking and apo e4 that markedly increases LDL values beyond the additive effects of these individual risk factors.