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A gene on chromosome 6p12 that encodes a member of the AP-2 family of transcription factors, which activate the transcription of genes involved in proper eye, face, body wall, limb and neural tube development. TFAP2B inhibits C/EBP alpha, MCAM/MUC18 and MYC; it appears to be required for normal face and limb development, and for proper terminal differentiation and function of renal tubular epithelia.

Molecular pathology
TFAP2B mutations cause autosomal dominant Char syndrome.


arctic and subarctic species of the fish genus salvelinus.
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According to the police 34% of all complaints of "street drinking" in Wirral were received in the Charing Cross area.
One belongs to Diana, which is held by the Metropolitan Police's Operation Paget, and the other lot are samples from another body and held by Charing Cross Hospital.
Superb As well as taking part in the tour, my wife and I had come to London to stay at the four-star Charing Cross Hotel for two nights, which proved to be a fantastic stay, not just for its food and comfortable bed, but for its superb location.
The tribunal made the award against Charing Cross Food Ltd, who had just taken over the firm.
THE People's Theatre embarks on its autumn season next week with a production of the bookish classic 84 Charing Cross Road.
A POPULAR theatre will be opening its new season with the classic drama 84 Charing Cross Road.
He suffered a fatal haemorrhage at Charing Cross Hospital in west London after last week undergoing an operation on a growth in his neck.
He arrived at London's Charing Cross police station in the same seven-tonne Peterbilt truck.
He left Charing Cross police station in central London late last night, looking pristine in a grey overcoat, cream suit and silk tie and carrying a designer suit case.
There is also a suspended service on the Charing Cross branch of the Northern Line this weekend, between Camden Town and Kennington, which may affect racegoers going to Wimbledon tomorrow via Tooting Broadway.
The DVD of her 1987 film ``84 Charing Cross Road,'' opposite Anthony Hopkins, increased from No.
She - then a he (inset) - was assessed by a GP and a psychiatrist before being sent to the gender assessment clinic at London's Charing Cross Hospital.