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PDLIM1

A gene on chromosome 10q23.1 that encodes a cytoskeletal protein that may serve as an adapter to recruit other proteins (e.g., kinases) to a particular site in the cytoskeleton.

elfin

Having the facial appearance of an elf. The term is used to describe the facial structure of children with Williams syndrome.
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In addition, the deconsolidation rule contains a netting rule similar to the rule discussed under the LDR and is subject to the ELF cap (i.
The ELF sets the maximum amount of loss that would be disallowed.
The duplicated loss portion of the ELF cannot be minimized through the use of the reattribution of losses to the common parent under Regs.
Wertheimer believes that, for the individual, exposure to ELF fields does not pose a very big risk, but that from a public health viewpoint there may be need to worry.
The heated-bed study also providessome evidence that ELF fields may be related to congenital birth defects in humans, says Wertheimer.
Phillips told SCIENCE NEWS he has shown in recent experiments that exposure to ELF fields causes an abnormal increase in the growth of cancer cells.
They occurred in cells descending from those exposed to ELF fields more than five months prior to experiments, according to Phillips's paper in the November 1986 IMMUNOLOGY LETTERS.
According to Sagan, EPRI spends $2 million annually to study ELF field effects, and that figure will "significantly increase.
Industry concern over whether a linkbetween ELF and health problems actually exists also can be seen in reports from the November/December 1986 MICROWAVE NEWS:
Westport and Isuzu's first generation CNG-DI ELF truck successfully combined the power and efficiency of a diesel engine with clean CNG technology.
Isuzu Motors Limited is one of the world's leading manufacturers of commercial vehicles and diesel engines and ranks number one globally in medium-duty and heavy-duty truck production with the Isuzu ELF as Japan's best-selling light-duty truck.