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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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Chad Willis, 18, of Norton, needs round-the-clock care for the rest of his life after a series of errors at North Tees General Hospital.
Chad progressively cut his deal making artistry on projects like Trump Tower, 4 Times Square, 32 Ave.
To highlight the start of pipeline operations, project inauguration ceremonies will be held in Chad later this month and in Cameroon in late October.
Chad began visiting other companies in person and found that his careful record keeping paid off.
But The Chad also reassures the regular guy that Drew Barrymore couldn't kick his ass.
Probably caught a mouse," said Chad, as he pulled open the brown door.
When the contest began, Chad was fit as a fiddle, with muscles galore, and no bulge in the middle.
Blond Chad, the TV son of British actress Jane Seymour, romped in and out of the water with handsome Jason Padovan in front of startled guests at a lavish Hollywood party.
The CHAD WaferMate300-2 workcell was integrated with the Asymtek S-930 dispensing tool to provide a compact and reliable wafer automation solution.
Rob Howey, President of Soutwest Risk, LP commented, "We are truly excited to be adding Chad to our rapidly expanding team.
February 14, 2013 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir will fly to Chad on Friday to attend the Community of Sahel-Saharan (CEN-SAD) summit, state media reported.