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IL8

A gene on chromosome 4q13-q21 that encodes interleukin-8, a cytokine belonging to the CXC chemokine family. IL8 is a major mediator of inflammation, acting as a chemoattractant for neutrophils, basophils and T-cells, and is a potent angiogenic factor.

Molecular pathology
IL8 is a candidate gene for bronchiolitis.
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The NAF 2* Pony Five Star Final was won by 14 year-old Charlie Pincus from Uckfield, East Sussex, on Golden Olive, an 18-year-old grey gelding Golden Olive owned by Emily Pincus.
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The scheme was introduced when NAF became a British Showjumping business partner and a monthly award is presented to a member of a British Showjumping Junior Academy who has shown a great deal of commitment, progression and outstanding behaviour along with riding ability.
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The NAF was established in 1986 and functions as an autonomous institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Development.
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