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LAMA1

A gene on chromosome 18p11.3 that encodes laminin alpha 1, an extracellular matrix (ECM) protein that mediates the attachment, migration and organisation of cells into tissues during embryonic development by interacting with other ECM components (e.g., fibulin-2, which is encoded by FBLN2).

Lama

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Speaking to Oliver at his residence in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala Sunday, the Dalai Lama hinted he might be the last reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, which is the highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism.
During his reign, the Dalai Lama has seen his homeland -- the world's largest and highest plateau -- lose its independence to China.
The Dalai Lama is the Chinese government's rival for the support of the people of Tibet.
The Dalai Lama, in an interview with German newspaper Welt am Sonntag, said the tradition of the post could end with him, adding the Tibetan Buddhism was not dependent on a single person.
I would like to point out the title of the Dalai Lama is conferred by the central government and is otherwise illegal.
We Tibetan lamas were required to prostrate before him, even though we knew in our hearts that he was not the true 11th Panchen Lama.
They have been asked by the Dalai Lama, the leader of the Tibetan spiritual community - and for many Tibetans, the rightful leader of their nation - to formalize the separation of spiritual and political authority.
If the Parliament accepts the Dala Lama's proposal it would mean that elected prime minister, referred to as Kalon Tripa, would be given the power to lead the Tibetan movement further, irrespective of whether the Dalai Lama remains on the scene or not.
In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled to India and took refuge in the Himalayan town of Dharamsala.
In the message, they had expressed their intention to conduct a thorough examination of the child in order to know clearly about him, and requested them to consult deities and lamas in Lhasa for divinations.
The fourteenth Dalai Lama was born July 6, 1935, in the northeastern Tibetan province of Amdo.