EFEMP1

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EFEMP1

A gene on chromosome 2p16 that encodes a member of the fibulin family of extracellular matrix glycoproteins, which contain tandemly repeated epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like repeats followed by a C-terminus fibulin-type domain.

Molecular pathology
EFEMP1 is upregulated in malignant gliomas and may play a role in tumour aggression; EFEMP1 mutations cause Doyne honeycomb retinal dystrophy.
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Coventry, Basingstoke Bison and Cardiff Devils are the favourites to leave the FBNL at the end of the season.
Over the last 17 FBNL matches, the Devils have won 14 and lost three, one of those defeats coming after overtime.
Beveridge, having spent the previous three seasons at English League side Invicta Dyanmos, adjusted well to life in the FBNL and was interesting clubs in both that and the Elite League.
Dundee, having released Scott Young a couple of weeks ago after being handed a two year suspension by FBNL for striking two match officials, are in no hurry to sign a replacement.
An IHUK statement said: "A further series of meetings will begin in mid- November with all the EIHL and FBNL clubs getting together to discuss the formation of one league for the season 2004/2005.
The Devils are currently entered in both the Elite and FBNL competitions.
Three other teams have also shown an interest in joining the new set-up it is thought that blaze are among them along with FBNL side Basingstoke Bison.
Tonight, at the Wales National Ice Rink (6pm), Cardiff entertain Basingstoke Bison, the only FBNL team they have yet to beat this season.
The Flyers, who are now up to second in the FBNL, are currently in a hectic spell of six games in nine days.
He has made it clear that he expects his side to lose more games this season, as the Elite League is a tougher proposition that the FBNL.
Gary Stefan, general manager of FBNL and a director of Ice Hockey UK, said: ``I feel that our role at IHUK has been very superficial over the years, because of the way that the British Ice Hockey Association relinquished responsibilities to individuals they thought could run ice hockey better.
For Blaze, the FBNL champions, the matches were a warm-up for the end-of-season play-offs.