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EGFR

EGFR

A gene on chromosome 7p12 that encodes epidermal growth factor, a transmembrane glycoprotein of the protein kinase superfamily, which is a receptor for members of the epidermal growth factor family. Binding of the protein to a ligand induces receptor dimerisation and tyrosine autophosphorylation and leads to cell proliferation.

Molecular pathology
EGFR mutations are associated with lung cancer.

EGFR

Abbreviation for epidermal growth factor receptor.

eGFR

estimated glomerular filtration rate.
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The rise of VC in the Middle East has primarily been led by a select band of protagonists that have each, and in certain cases, all, been involved in financing rounds for the most high-profile start-ups in the MENA region.
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Such trend is bolstering, over the long-term, the inter-regional economic ties where goods and capital are mutually serving the strategic interests of both regions," Nadim Najjar, Managing Director, MENA, Thomson Reuters, said.
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