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NOD

Nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain proteins.
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But after a three-month absence, Nimello has been given the nod by trainer Paul Cole to return to the fray.
The plan was given the nod by a conference of SADC Defence Ministers in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Dave Kanicki was given the nod to succeed Jones and the restructuring was underway.
The Angels left-hander's last start was on May 12 and he was given the nod on Thursday when pitcher Allen Watson was hit with the flu.
Quarry Technologies' iQ4000 Service Edge Switch was given the nod in what was to date the most grueling VPN test regimen ever run - pushing more than ten times the volume of traffic of any previous independently funded test, and demanding literally thousands of tunnels.
CHRISTOPH KRAMER HE was given the nod to start the World Cup Final in place of injured anchorman Sami Khedira and he'll almost certainly be asked to do the same job against Scotland.
Denis Hurley replaces Shaun Payne at No15 while Tomas O'Leary has been given the nod over Peter Stringer at No9.
Hamilton had been hoping to be given the nod at the Brazilian GP, but was left disappointed as the Spaniard will partner Kimi Raikkonen on October 22.
JD Wetherspoon was given the nod to open The Great Western from 7am until 4am the next day.
Having been given the nod, Robinson hopes to repay coach Mike Ruddock's faith and help Wales level the series against Argentina before flying on to South Africa where they face the Springboks at Loftus Versfeld next Saturday.
WAYNE PHILLIPS has been given the nod to continue as caretaker boss of Caernarfon Town in the short term.
But with Flintoff sitting out Lancashire's current Frizzell County Championship match against Essex,Stewart could be given the nod.