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PIGY

A gene on chromosome 4q22.1 that encodes a component of the GPI-GlcNAc transferase (GPI-GnT) complex in the endoplasmic reticulum which catalyses the transfer of GlcNAc to an acceptor phosphatidylinositol, the first step in the production of GPI-anchors for cell surface proteins.

prey

any animal species that is fed upon by another (the PREDATOR).
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MULTAN -- The outbreak of seasonal influenza has continued to take lives in Multan as at least fourteen people have been fallen prey to the disease in three weeks.
Some continue to dominate, and some have fallen prey to the competition, he said.
If not for their dog's protective instincts, the family of retired postal worker Richard Humphrey may have fallen prey to Mexican wolves during an April 1998 camping trip near Safford, Arizona.
Because changing financial circumstances and investment objectives can require the liquidation of an investor's interest prior to the disposition of the underlying asset by the general partners, many unsuspecting limited partnership investors have fallen prey to these offers.
Younger people have fallen prey to scams in general, but seniors have been easier targets.