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CHAD

A gene on chromosome 17q21.33 that encodes chondroadherin, a small leucine-rich repeat (LRR) proteoglycan which promotes attachment of chondrocytes, fibroblasts and osteoblasts, mediated by the integrin alpha2beta1. It may play an important role in regulating chondrocyte growth and proliferation.
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Buhari continued: 'Let me reiterate our firm commitment to restore the Lake Chad to its former glory.
Al Mansoori reported that trade with Chad has grown significantly over the past few years, rising from USD 177 million in 2015 to USD 245 million last year.
Citing local residents, the UN agency said that the increase in the level of water in the area following the rainy season may have discouraged other to follow them in Chad.
Chad may not only be hopeful she makes it through for both their son's sake and because of what he is realizing is in his heart, but also because he wants the rest of the story behind Abigail's decision to leave, especially now that he knows the marriage wasn't a real one.
As Chad proceeded to make introductions, we weren't sure how the President would react if he found out we're from the media, the Inquirer at that.
Chad maintains an embassy in the United States at 2401 Massachusetts Ave.
Market size and growth prospects of Chad personal accident and health insurance market by category
The volume of trade and economic and services exchanges between Tunisia and Chad has strengthened in recent years, and augurs of "promising prospects," according Taoufik Mlayah UTICA officer in charge of Africa.
Chad has raised its regional security profile since 2013 through leadership in several multilateral bodies.
While there are no reports of kidnapping for ransom in Chad since 2010, regional trends suggest this remains a potential threat.
The greatest inflow to Lake Chad comes from the south via the Chari-Logone River.