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JAK

(jak),
Abbreviation for Janus kinase.

Janus family of protein kinases

(jan'is),

JAK

A group of enzymes that influence the growth and differentiation of cells through their impact on cytokine receptors.
See: protein kinase
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Jak said: "When I fell, I was just stuck on the fence, impaled.
Jeremy Daffern, who died in a bike crash, is pictured with his family Jak, Nicola and Dani
Jak, pictured with Mr Goodwin, said: "I feel dizzy and my legs were like lead, it was very fast and sounded great.
Skip loves charging round the farmyard and fields with a burst football in his mouth, while Jak only joins in ball games now and again, being a much more laid back character.
If I had not gone out with Jak and then called it off, he might never have been in the same place as my grandfather at the same time.
In Jak daleko stad, jak blisko, his last film of the series, Konwicki freely transcends the limits of time and space.
Four JAKs have been identified: JAK1, JAK2, JAK3 and tyrosine kinase 2 (Tyk2).
Helen Duffy Jak, owner of The Sisters restaurants in Kelvingrove and Jordanhill, Glasgow, said: "At the age of just four, she told me to pull the rhubarb in the garden.
My says miracle JAK Jak, mum Julie, dad Keith, sister Abbie and supporters have already raised PS60,000 for a new neuroscience centre due to open at GOSH next year.
The day after the prom Jak went quad biking and he vowed to spend his last days raising cash for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.
Jak Alnwick has also shaken off his shoulder problem to face the Wearsiders at at W St James' Park.