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Catalyst

An event that directly or indirectly causes another event. For example, a positive earnings report may be a catalyst for a stock to rise in price. Likewise, conservative financial management may be a catalyst for long-term sustainability.
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No, but all these moves prove De La Hoya has the same fire in his belly as a promoter that he has as a fighter.
LCO Promoter Technology is effective on nearly every crop, including big acreage crops like corn, wheat, cotton and canola.
Two plasmids were used: TH/bZIP-eGFP plasmid and a [gamma]-crystallin promoter coupled to a RedFP plasmid, which is expressed only in the eye.
Results: A GFP reporter plasmid construct utilizing the SGR/BC promoter demonstrated GFP expression in photoreceptor cells adjacent to the retinal pigment epithelium.
Under the new "penalty policy statement," Commissioner Everson declared that a taxpayer "may not rely on the advice of a tax advisor that has a financial arrangement or referral agreement with a tax shelter promoter.
The TGase I promoter is available through RCT's Gene Expression Technologies (GET) licensing program, which offers systems and components for gene expression at affordable costs.
The newly revised bill is expected to include additional disclosure requirements, enhanced penalties for non-compliance, stricter liability for promoters and reform of the use of legal opinions.
The investor gives money to the promoter, who, in turn, passes it along to the intermediary who initially performs as promised.
gainer, chairman of the federal Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee that "abusive promoters have exploited regulatory gaps to sell foreign currency contracts to financially unsophisticated individuals, making exaggerated claims of profit opportunities and failing to disclose the risks of these inherently volatile instruments.
Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals and Enterococcus faecium resistance to therapeutic antimicrobial drugs in Europe.
For which the promoter receives fees in excess of $100,000.