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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Lesley Wickham, FBNL Commercial Manager, said in response to Charman's claims: "Coventry have been represented at every board meeting and have been very vocal if not instrumental in many of the votes that have been taken around the board table.
Their stance potentially left the Elite League as a ``rogue'' organisation and was a bid to force FBNL and Elite clubs to merge into one competition.
It is possible that the FBNL will merge with the EIHL to give ice hockey a united front not seen for almost a decade.
Sudden death overtime was deemed as a new game by FBNL bosses and Romaniuk scored the winning goal from Matulik's pass within 34 seconds.
His announcement as the FBNL coaches' player of the year coincided with two 1-0 wins on the road, as Coventry ground out their path to the semi- finals with two games in hand.
The Devils take on FBNL title winners Coventry Blaze in the final with the first leg in Cardiff tomorrow night (7.
The move by the EIHL was done in desperation at what insiders see as domination of IHUK by the FBNL.
He said the FBNL limit on the number of imports - a maximum of eight - was an important principle that must be held to develop British talent.
The future is uncertain for the Devils over whether they will remain in the FBNL or move to the newly-formed Elite League, but there is no doubt their 2002-2003 season is one to remember.
I don't rule out the possibility of there being an FBNL team as well but they have no ice time, would not be able to get dates when the Elite league team was playing, and unless they spent a lot of money, would not be able to call themselves the Devils.
But Blaze's commitments to the FBNL and the Findus Challenge Cup tournament will take precedence.
Organiser Marc Branchu said historically it has been hard to include FBNL teams as there have been few links with other leagues.